My dog, Lucy, had to have a serious surgery a few years ago and it's expensive but we agreed to it without thought. Lucy is a member of my family and we'd pay anything to make her better. There's a dog at the Animal Protective Foundation who doesn't have an owner and needs his Capital Region family to help.

Logan is a 1-year-old pit mix that was brought to the APF by a Good Samaritan with a fractured hip bone. Logan is unable balance properly on his leg and is in pain. Logan's surgery is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, at Veterinary Specialties Referrals Center in Pattersonville, NY.

APF's veterinary staff would usually handle the surgery themselves but it's too specialized for what they can handle so this surgery will cost $3500. After the surgery, though, Logan is expected to make a full recovery.

The APF is looking for help. You can donate to Logan's Surgery Fund ONLINE or by mailing a check directly to the APF at 53 Maple Avenue, Scotia, NY 12302. Any funds they raise above the cost of the surgery will go toward medical care to other homeless animals in their facility.

Animal Protective Foundation