A man's love for his dog is a powerful thing. And no one knows that as well as Bronson Stewart of Wanganui.
The 18-year-old took drastic action when told to stump up $2,500 to the vet, or his badly injured dog would be put down.
Corinne Ambler has the tale of Bronson and his dog Buck
The Wanganui SPCA is taking donations towards Buck's operation. If you want to contribute call them during day-time hours on (06) 345 3369.