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Hey , many of you know that for over the last month ive kept saying "Im going to get her done next week!" well i still havent! not becuase i cant be "asked" or "Am too lazy" but mostly now as we have had to spend ALL out money on catch up books for school as if i didnt pretty much i would be in care (Long story most of you know!) well now i was wondering , as next week tillie will be 11 months and STILL hasent gone into season , would it be ok/good to wait in till AFTER her season or try and do it before? is there any dangers?

She wont be near male dogs as there isent any in my family but obviously on walks ect. im v confused! i just want the best for her! i had ALL the money ready but then they dropped that on us and so far ive spent £128 on books and my mum £60 :mad: it was a VERY hard decision between putting of the surgery and obviously the problems that may occur OR doing it and be likely put in care and then never see her so you can (Hopefully!) understand my decision!

Ive tried looking into support for low income families but tbh i dont know WHAT im looking for! any help would be SO appreciated! x
 

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Have you tried the PDSA? Animal Charity - Pet Health Care & Pet Advice from PDSA, UK

You have to receive council tax benefit or housing benefit to be eligible, but they can help with vet care costs.

How come the school aren't lending you the text books? When I was too ill to go to school, they just lent me the books I needed. It seems really unfair that you have to buy your own.

Also, have you looked into Home Education? You don't actually HAVE to go to school in England, as long as you are being provided with some sort of education. And that doesn't even mean you have to do exams and everything. You can de-register from the school and then you don't have to worry about keeping up with all the work, because with home education you can go at your own pace. I did it when I was 13-14, and from year 11 onwards I was enrolled in school but I did all the work from home.

Hope this helps a bit :)
yeah i will have a look thank you!

They havent cause im going to be honest , they LOVE to watch me suffer! :p and yeah ive asked about homeschooling but in my situation i have to have it approve and atm they arent budging! some im left here , on my own , working out of books having NO idea what im doing :(

Thank you for the link though! I will now go look! :D x
 

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Aw that's a really poor show from the school. I was lucky in that my school were very obliging and let me come and go when I needed to.

Seeing as you're 14 are you going into year 10 next year? Which subjects are you finding hardest?

And from what Caitlin said it does seem like it would be a good idea to get Tilly spayed as soon as possible, I didn't realise it can help prevent certain cancers.

yeah they pretty much hate me :p and yeah year 10 next year! XD and tbh when i HAVE gone in (A week at most then get proper ill) ive got all the work done! and been told its as if i havent even missed any work LOL

And yeah im planning on booking it in really soon :) im just really worried about the money side of it and then the health side but i would go somewhere else but theres only 2 vets within 10 plus miles of me and the other one killed one of my animals so i dont really have a choice.........
 

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I was home schooled and graduated 8 months early with a full diploma. I think its great if you are interested in learning enough to get your studies in :)

I have heard mixed things on the subject of spay. Personally, I spay my girls before the first heat as it can cut down chances of cancers later according to the research I've done.
yeah i REALLY want to be homeschooled but for one my mum wouldnt be able to do it even though there is other options but even though its my legal right to be able to i doubt i will be allowed considering what stage its got to now :( x
 

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Yea my daughter was home schooled for grade 8 and 9 she's back in school now and its a wonderful school its a private school but its free. The school actually pays her 50. Cents a day to go to school she get her lunch whiçh consists of a green salad with your choice of dressing and any kind of sub sandwich that you want with any kind of toppings you want Wednesday they have a hot lunch. Its actually a native school but they do allow anybody to attend the classes are really small so you get lots of help if you need it. There are only 10 kids in Andrayas class she loves it and her last report card she got 3 A's 2 b + 1 b and 1 c the c was in PE she hates it. This school will even pay for drivers ed so that if you want to get your drivers licence they will pay for lessons for you. I'm on disability and its been a tough go but at least I don't have to worry about my daughters. Education. I hope everything works out for you and Tully so you can get her fixed as soon as possible.
thank you! i wish i had something like that! they are SO reluctant to do ANYTHING! :( X
 
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