But the medical bills have topped $17,000 — with more to come, she said — and the family has no health insurance.
The Van Strate family is the recipient of the funds from this year’s charity dog wash, hosted by Harborfront Hospital for Animals.
Organizers said 50 dogs were washed — raising $800 in donations, plus $300 more in baked goods, amounting to a $1,100 gift to the family.
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