Greetings from Toby's Foundation!
to Toby's AussiE-Update! We thank you for your continued support of
Toby's Foundation and hope this newsletter is a valuable way for
Toby's Foundation to keep you informed.
|Blood Draw at the USASA National Specialty
2008…please hurry and register so you don’t miss out on this
Toby's Foundation asks you to please support the combined
efforts of USASA and ASHGI this year at the National Specialty
in Greeley,Colorado from April 21 - 25, 2008 by participating
in the health screenings and blood draw being offered. The
health and wellbeing of our breed depends on your cooperation.
In particular, Toby's Foundation asks you to please give blood
for Dr. Ned Patterson's Epilepsy Research Project at the
University of Minnesota. For more information please visit the
USASA website at www.australianshepherds.org and click on the
Health and Genetics Committee Notice and ASHGI at
University of MN research project for the Australian Shepherd
breed has been made possible through the combined efforts and
donations of USASA, USAS Foundation, ASHGI and Toby's
Foundation. Please continue to help us collect blood samples
and raise funds for this important research so together we can
defeat canine epilepsy. For more information on this research
project please visit our website at www.tobysfoundation.org
and click on our research page and blood sample submission
page. If you are
unable to attend Nationals, please send
your dog's blood sample directly to Dr. Ned Patterson at the
University of Minnesota. Please see the link below for
Thank you for your generous support.
How to Submit Sample Directly
Memorial Gifts: If you or someone you know has lost a loved
one, please make a donation in their memory to support the
research to develop a screening test. Thank you!
also have announcement cards available to send to whomever you
specify to tell them that a gift has been made for epilepsy
research to Toby's Foundation "In Memory Of" that special
person or dog or "In Honor of" a special occasion or event.
Please make Toby's Foundation part of your charitable
giving. Toby's Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3)
corporation. Our Federal Tax Identification number is
74-3135217. Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent
of the law and helps us in our efforts to stop canine
epilepsy. Please check with your company about a matching
We accept donations online (see link
below) or you may mail your check to:
P.O. Box 7321
Laguna Niguel , CA 92677
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