Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Former Tucson Dog Needs Surgery

Posted By on Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM

milo.jpg

Heroica Nogales-born artist Paco Valdez and his wife Sarah K. Smith no longer live in Tucson (yes, work took them to Seattle, but they still hold strong roots here and I suspect that one day they'll be back—they always come back), but they are still with us in spirit. Valdez operated and worked from Studio One at the tool shed and at area schools, and Smith worked in education outreach for Centennial Hall. Friends of the couple also know their four legged companion Milo.

Well, Milo has a benign tumor growing under his eyelid and it needs to be removed right away. Without the surgery, the tumor will grow and damage his cornea. Valdez and Smith are asking for donations on YouCaring.com. The estimated expenses could amount to $1,500 and so far they've raised $490—Milo and his parents can use your help. Maybe, if you give a little, you can ask the couple if you can spend a little time with the pooch the next they visit—it will make you realize your donation, big or small, was well worth it.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Mari Herreras

Today | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu
Summer Safari Nights

Summer Safari Nights @ Reid Park Zoo

Fri., May 25, 6-8 p.m., Fri., June 1, 6-8 p.m., Fri., June 8, 6-8 p.m., Fri., June 15, 6-8 p.m., Fri., June 22, 6-8 p.m., Fri., June 29, 6-8 p.m., Fri., July 6, 6-8 p.m., Fri., July 13, 6-8 p.m., Fri., July 20, 6-8 p.m., Fri., July 27, 6-8 p.m. and Fri., Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

@ Mission Garden Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 24 Corner of Grande Avenue and Mission Lane.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. The Weekly List: 19 Things To Do In Tucson This Week (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Laughing Stock: Quiñones' Creeper Rides High (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. The Evolution and Devolution of Diane Douglas (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Saving the Sanctuary: Tucson City Council Pushes for Historic Status for Midtown Benedictine Monastery as Development Battle Intensifies (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Cinema Clips: Cargo (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation