MORE THAN £2,300 has been raised by an appeal to save a five-year-old dog.

Katrina Grears and Charlie Stark were in the process of sorting pet insurance for their Staffordshire Bull Terrier when they began to notice he was limping about a month ago.

An X-ray followed and the Raffles couple were quoted £2,400 for the operation, plus 20 per cent VAT.

Struggling to come up with a solution to the problem, Katrina’s family came up with the idea of setting up a fundraiser.

As of yesterday afternoon, the total had reached £2,325, after the recent success of a raffle.

Without the operation, they fear they'll have to put him down due to the pain.

"All of this has really given me a focus, it's taken me out of an incredibly dark place," explained Katrina.

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