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Poppy's Sponsor A Vet

Please help us provide critical veterinary services for desperate animals in Fiji.

POPPY'S STORY

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Poppy is Fiji’s most famous dog and her amazing journey is helping to highlight the desperate plight of animals in Fiji.
Poppy arrived at the Animals Fiji Clinic with a brutal facial injury in March 2012.

It appeared she had been struck by a cane knife amputating 50% of her muzzle. With a dreadful open wound she had been left to fend for herself, and by the time she reached us was just 9kg – 50% of her normal body weight.

Had a good Samaritan, not found Poppy and handed her in, she would have died of starvation or as a result of her wounds.
Due to lack of funding, the Animals Fiji Clinic did not have a vet on staff. Poppy waited several months before receiving veterinary treatment. In the meantime, our clinic staff kept her comfortable, pain-free and well fed.

Thanks to a fundraising appeal, Poppy was airlifted to Australia in October 2012 for reconstructive surgery by Dr. Andrew Marchevsky. Her journey was filmed and documented by the Australia television show, Bondi Vet.

Poppy’s story is one in a million. Sadly, so many of the animals she left behind in Fiji suffer and die every day without treatment for illness and injury.

Poppy’s Sponsor a Vet Appeal is asking for your help to raise and maintain sufficient funds to ensure every little animal gets the veterinary care it deserves.

Generous donors from Australia and the US allowed us to hire a full-time qualified vet, Dr. Jo Oliver, from Canada and she is with Animals Fiji for 3 months. But we urgently need the funds to keep her!

Our target of annual target of AUD $75,000 means we can save countless lives and avoid immeasurable suffering.

Your pledge of a regular monthly contribution will ensure we have a stable income we can count on to cover the cost of a paid veterinarian on staff.

200 people making a monthly contribution of AUD $30 is all it would take. Donate Monthly


Of course, one-off donations are always welcome.

Donations from Australia in AUD
Account Name: Animals Fiji Fundraising Account
Account #: 207111293
Bank: ANZ
Branch: Pitt Street, Sydney
BSB: 012110

Donations from Fiji in FJD
Account Name: West Charity Trust Society Account #: 9803624577
Bank: Westpac
Branch: Port Denarau
Branch #: 9019
BSB: 039019
Swift Code: WPACFJFX
Quick & Easy Credit Card Donations: (processed in FJD) 

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POPPY'S STORY IS NOW AVAILABLE IN E-BOOK

Poppy is Fiji’s most famous dog and her amazing journey has helped to highlight the desperate plight of animals in Fiji. Poppy arrived at the Animals Fiji Nadi Clinic with a brutal facial injury in March 2012. It appeared she had been struck by a cane knife, amputating 50% of her muzzle. With a dreadful open wound, she had been left to fend for herself, and by the time she reached Animals Fiji she weighed half of her normal body weight. Had a Good Samaritan not found Poppy and handed her in, she would have died of starvation or as a result of her wounds. Due to lack of funding, the Animals Fiji Clinic did not have a vet on staff. However, thanks to a fantastically successful ongoing fundraising appeal (on the right of this page), Poppy was airlifted to Australia in October 2012 for reconstructive surgery. Her journey was documented by the Australian television show, Bondi Vet. Poppy’s story is one in a million. Sadly, so many of the animals she left behind in Fiji suffer and die every day without treatment for illness and injury. Poppy’s book, The Poppy Project, is intended to raise awareness worldwide for the plight of animals in Fiji.

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