Eight-year-old Bryson Kliemann decided to sell his Pokémon Cards to pay his dog’s medical bills. According to Local 12The dog contracted a highly contagious virus and the treatment cost nearly $ 700.
As stated on YurukuyaruSince Kliemann’s family could not afford the vet bills for Bruce the dog, he set up a table on the side of the road with a sign saying “4 Sale Pokémon”.
“It made me kind of sad because usually my brother and sister play together and I have no one to play with.” said Kliemann. “So I usually play with (Bruce).” He decided to sell his cards because he knows everyone likes Pokémon.
His family set up a Go Fund Me with a goal of $ 800, reports Local 10. Over $ 5,000 has been raised, and the family says they will use the rest of the money towards future medical treatment for the dog and help other sick dogs in the area.
Pokémon Company International saw the photos of Kliemann selling his collection to pay for Bruce’s treatment WSLS 10, sent a care package with rare cards to replace those those that were sold.
The cards are great and everything, but more importantly, Bruce is back home, much to Kliemann’s delight.
“I’m glad he’s home and I’m proud of myself,” he said (via KTIV). “Now my brother and sister play with him too, and now I play with him quite a lot now.”