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Medical Services for Stuffies

We offer a variety of stuffed animal repair services. We are located in Austin, TX, but we accept injured stuffies from all over the world! See below for information and to make an appointment!

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Step One: Telemedicine Appointment

Before we can do any repairs on injured stuffed animals or perform any elective procedures on consenting stuffies, we need to evaluate their needs. A quick telemedicine appointment will allow us to diagnose the situation and prepare a plan of action (what materials need to be obtained, how much time such an injury will require to complete, when we will be able to fit in a surgery or procedure, etc).

The cost of the Telemedicine Consultation ($5) will be applied toward any procedure we perform.

We will meet with you and your stuffy over Zoom to discuss your SA’s medical needs (emergency surgeries, elective/cosmetic surgeries, restuffing, missing appendages, etc). We will formuate a plan of action and will send you an estimate (time/cost/scheduling) within 24 hours after the appointment.

Cost of this consultation will go toward any medical services rendered.

Note: Repairs generally cost $25/hr, and typical surgeries can last anywhere from one to four or even eight hours! We will get a better idea of your SAs needs during our call, so you can make an informed decision regarding you stuffed animal’s care.

After booking your appointment, you will receive an email with a Zoom link. Just click the link when it’s time for your schedule appointment!

Please have your injured stuffed animal available for us to view over Zoom.

Step Two: Medical Procedure Appointment

After your Telemedicine Consultation, you will receive our time/cost estimate, a summary of our medical notes, and a link to where you can schedule the procedure, if you choose to, and pay a deposit.

Step Three: Pickup or Return Travel

We will discuss timing and transportation during our Telemedicine Consultation and will follow up with details in our post-consultation email.

Outpatient procedures are available for Austin residents for some SA ailments. However, many procedures require overnight stays at The SARF Headquarters, even for Austin residents.

Any remaining payment is due when you pick up your patient.

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We do a variety of stuffed animal repairs, including corrective restuffings, fur grafts, seam stitching, eye or nose replacement, and more.

We also do elective surgeries (holiday reassignment surgery, rhinoplasty, etc) and custom costumes and accessories (Halloween costumes, custom clothing, etc)!

We can discuss your stuffy’s needs in our Telemedicine Consultation.

All of our services begin with a Telemedicine Consultation ($5) so we can evaluate the situation. After the consultation, we will formulate a plan of action and will send you an estimate (time/cost/scheduling) along with our sometimes-amusing medical notes and observations within 24 hours after the appointment.

Repairs generally cost $25/hr, and typical surgeries can last anywhere from one to four or even eight hours! We will get a better idea of your SA’s needs during our Telemedicine Consultation so you can make an informed decision regarding you stuffed animal’s care. Repairing stuffies is a specialized field, and we take great care to make sure our work is top quality- and also a fun experience!

The cost of the Telemedicine Consultation ($5) will be applied toward the cost of any procedure we perform.

All of our services begin with a Telemedicine Consultation so we can evaluate the situation. You can make an appointment here. (If you do not have access to Zoom or cannot attend a Telemedicine Consultation, please email us at info@thesarf.org to make other arrangements)

The cost of the Telemedicine Consultation ($10) will be applied toward any procedure we perform.

All of our services begin with a Telemedicine Consultation so we can evaluate the situation. We will formuate a plan of action and will send you an estimate (time/cost/scheduling) within 24 hours after the appointment. Once you receive our estimate, we will send you a link to make an appointment for the actual procedure. Timing depends on our workload. We can discuss in greater detail during the Telemedicine Consultation

The Stuffed Animal Rescue Foundation
2825 Hancock Dr. #111
Austin, TX

Yes! For out of town patients, you are responsible for shipping your stuffy to us. Cost of returning the patient to you will be added to the cost of any procedure. We can discuss the method of transportation you feel most comfortable with, as we know shipping your stuffed companion can be stressful.