|Kim and Sketcher 2010|
Kim is creating knitted and felted items for sale to raise money for new service dog. After speaking with the dog breeder the timeline was changed from months to weeks, however, and she cannot raise $5000 in that time without help.
|Sketcher in healthier times|
Kim's service dog budget, first two years:
$2000 = dog and shipping fee
$600 = mobility harness
$500 = food
$1000 = vet care, shots, neuter, emergencies
$500 = puppy kindergarten, puppy obedience, one advanced course at local training/rescue, and Good Citizen course.
$1000 = training treats. Lots and lots of training treats in the first two years
$250 = toys
$250 = training aids (collar, cabinet pulls, wall protector around lightswitch, scents for training, etc)