Smart Pup for Mackenzie

Smart Pup for Mackenzie

At 18 months old Mackenzie was unfortunately diagnosed with Genetic Epilepsy after a Tonic Clonic seizure.

100.25% Raised
$20,050.00 donated of $20,000.00 goal
79 Donors

Mackenzie is now almost 5 years old and continues to battle daily with seizures and the side effects of them. Mackenzie continues to trial medications and at some stages, is on 3 or 4 different types at once, but to this day, we have been unable to find one that will control her seizures.

As she gets older, her confidence and anxiety get worse with each seizure. We are stuck between her wanting to be independent, to not being able to in case she has a seizure. After months of discussing different alerting systems, trying out watches, bed mats and monitors, we have come to the decision that an Assistant Dog would not only benefit Mackenzie by allowing us to be notified of a seizure, but also giving her the confidence to have the independence that she needs. We appreciate any donation that can be made towards our campaign and hope to allow Mackenzie to live her live as a normal 5 year old

Your donation will be greatly appreciated no matter how big or small. This organisation is a non for-profit organisation. The training for the pup can take 12-14 months but it is intense, and these dogs are just incredible.

Thank you for your donation! All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Smart Pups Team

Every donation adds up to make a big difference! Your ongoing support goes towards training each Assistance Dog for a child with special needs. You are part of an incredible community of loyal supporters, who together help to make great things possible from what are often small beginnings. Thank you for your donation! All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Thank you for your suppawt.

    Posted at 10:17h, 18 September Reply

    FANAU ♥️ Love our grand daughter Mackenzie❣

  • Kayla Sipou
    Posted at 14:16h, 18 September Reply

    Love you baby girl xxx mum

  • Gabriela Da Costa
    Posted at 21:25h, 18 September Reply

    We love you Kenzi you are the strongest little girl I know ❤️

  • Andriana G
    Posted at 23:35h, 18 September Reply

    Hope you get a doggo Mackenzie, stay strong 🙂

  • Lane Sheen
    Posted at 10:42h, 19 September Reply

    The parents are top people.

  • Nicole Tildesley
    Posted at 15:37h, 19 September Reply

    I hope you get your pup ASAP gorgeous girl!

  • Sarah Bird
    Posted at 19:43h, 19 September Reply

    All the best Kenzi with your dog.

  • Karen Pepper
    Posted at 18:53h, 20 September Reply

    Hope the puppy comes soon. Love the Peppers.

  • Kayla Sipou
    Posted at 20:24h, 20 September Reply

    Thank you to everyone that has donated so far! We cannot express how thankful we are ❤️

  • Hannah Kelly
    Posted at 20:10h, 23 September Reply

  • Monic Taoube
    Posted at 12:23h, 25 September Reply

    We hope you are able to get to your goal soon our little friend

  • Jessica Teodoro
    Posted at 11:41h, 29 September Reply

    Love you baby girl x

  • Annabell Teodoro
    Posted at 12:17h, 29 September Reply

    Hope you reach your goal, much love to your girl and all your family.

  • Hayley Corbyn
    Posted at 21:42h, 30 September Reply

    Sending so much love your way

  • Tahlia Mitchell
    Posted at 05:23h, 04 October Reply


  • Lyn Re
    Posted at 14:26h, 04 October Reply

    Let’s help Mackenzie and her family in every possible way. They deserve it.

  • Marie Cook
    Posted at 21:29h, 04 October Reply

    Sending much love to you all. Marie xo

  • Kayla Sipou
    Posted at 11:40h, 07 October Reply

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  • Sue Beaney
    Posted at 17:52h, 11 October Reply

    Hope you get your dog very soon keep going it will happen xxx

  • Korinna Gouros
    Posted at 04:22h, 20 October Reply

    Hoping Mackenzie grows to be full of confidence, and always feels safe x

  • Eunice Chiomey
    Posted at 09:31h, 20 October Reply

    Love ma n pop

  • Monic Taoube
    Posted at 19:41h, 21 October Reply

    Keeping smiling and spreading your sunshine everywhere Mackenzie 💕

  • Kayla Sipou
    Posted at 10:07h, 26 October Reply

    T shirt sale profits

  • Vanessa Malizis
    Posted at 18:53h, 28 October Reply

    Sending all my love ❤️

  • Trinity-Rose Edwards
    Posted at 20:40h, 28 October Reply

    I’m sorry this is happening to you, she reminds me so much of my own daughter even though I have not met her, I feel your pain, I feel your eagerness to take this away from her. I commend you for being the strong mother you are and instead of breaking down you hold it together for your baby. As I’m writing this I’m crying because I can feel you ♥️ I hope our monthly donation helps you

  • Kayla Sipou
    Posted at 14:32h, 31 October Reply

    Tshirt sale deposit

  • Lana Cutlack
    Posted at 21:36h, 06 November Reply

    Thank you for being a beautiful friend to Maebel Mackenzie. We hope with all our mite you get your smart puppy soon! Keep smiling gorgeous girl 😃

  • Lynette and Anthony (Tony) RE
    Posted at 08:29h, 17 November Reply

    Just something to assist

  • Erica Williams
    Posted at 15:40h, 30 November Reply


  • Alicia Batt
    Posted at 18:07h, 05 December Reply

    It’s Not Much But I Hope It Helps ❤

  • Jacqui Brennan
    Posted at 19:53h, 05 December Reply

    Hope you guys reach your goal soon & Mackenzie gets a marvelous dog. Good luck and best wishes, Jacqui (S’ol Factorie Candles).

  • Sue Beaney
    Posted at 21:47h, 08 December Reply

    From Lauren’s Grandma and Grandad x

  • Tiffany Rolls
    Posted at 18:50h, 18 December Reply

    Fingers crossed that Kenzie can get her pup.

  • nadine jomaa
    Posted at 19:53h, 22 December Reply

    epilepsy is a serious disease, my fiance suffer’s from it noone deserves to go through it i wish her a happy 5th birthday and hopefully she gets through this and lives and long and healthy life ❤

  • Kacee Faraguna
    Posted at 20:33h, 23 December Reply

    Good luck little sweet heart xx

  • Samantha Chee
    Posted at 23:07h, 23 December Reply

    Sammy wants Mackenzie to get better soon

  • Rechelle Hulme
    Posted at 06:12h, 24 December Reply

    May this help to make your challenges a little easier.

  • Chris Jordan-Clark
    Posted at 07:23h, 24 December Reply

    Not much but I hope it helps

  • Lynette and Anthony (Tony) RE
    Posted at 15:16h, 28 December Reply

    A Puppy Christmas and a Happy New Year for Little Mac and family

  • Lesley Stemp
    Posted at 16:39h, 01 January Reply

    Every Child deserves a dog even if one day may save his or her Life!

  • Jenni Dovey
    Posted at 19:05h, 05 January Reply

    Hi Kayla, donating on behalf of the Dovey family xx

  • Dave Abbott
    Posted at 16:39h, 06 January Reply

    Nitro Stainless is moved by your daughters need for a assistance dog. With this donation we hope to get you closer to your goal.

  • Belinda Donahue
    Posted at 17:27h, 06 January Reply

    Wish it were more!

  • Kody Duncan
    Posted at 17:06h, 07 January Reply

    Making an impact!

  • Eunice Chiomey
    Posted at 17:52h, 07 January Reply

    13.50 and a step closer for the fight for Mackenzie ❣

  • Summer Hogan
    Posted at 18:00h, 07 January Reply

    Would love nothing more than to help beautiful Mackenzie get her dog .

  • Drew Chiomey
    Posted at 18:03h, 07 January Reply

    One step closer to you getting your dog baby girl ❤️❤️

  • Hayden Maguire
    Posted at 19:05h, 07 January Reply

    One step closer to you getting your dog Mackenzie 💜

  • cindy huynh
    Posted at 19:17h, 07 January Reply

    hope this helps you get your dog soon

  • Natalie Panetta
    Posted at 19:26h, 07 January Reply

    Hope this small gesture helps you reach closer to your goal ❤

  • Natalie Egan
    Posted at 19:28h, 07 January Reply

    Looking forward to seeing pics of the pup when you reach your goal. You will get there.

  • Liam Meers
    Posted at 19:40h, 07 January Reply

    Love you guys ❤️ Hope this helps

  • Tafrin Farzana
    Posted at 19:44h, 07 January Reply

    Lots of love for my Kenzi…

  • Tafrin Farzana
    Posted at 19:46h, 07 January Reply

    Lots of love for my Kenzi..

  • Doreen Worswick
    Posted at 20:19h, 07 January Reply

    Lots of love and kisses, from great granny Doreen xxxooo

  • Liz Croft
    Posted at 06:39h, 08 January Reply

    Love u heaps Kenzie darling and hope you get better.

  • Liz Croft
    Posted at 07:51h, 08 January Reply

    Love you Kenzie hope you recover soon.

  • Alyona Egorova
    Posted at 09:42h, 08 January Reply

    I hope you will get your pup very soon beautiful girl ♥️

  • Emily Duran
    Posted at 16:58h, 08 January Reply

    Hoping to see a post of you and your new buddy dog soon Mac . Thinking of you ❤

  • Malama Sipou
    Posted at 18:50h, 08 January Reply

    We want the best help for Kenzie.

  • Dianne O'Neill
    Posted at 18:57h, 08 January Reply

    My Granddaughter Mackenzie has been lucky enough to get her Smartpup Tarzan. So lots of love from one Mackenzie to another.

  • Steve and Kristy Dyer
    Posted at 19:26h, 08 January Reply

    Best of luck with fundraising! From The Dyer Family xxoo

  • Christine Roach
    Posted at 20:16h, 08 January Reply

    I know first hand what a blessing these pups are to children and their families. Good luck 😘😘

  • Rebecca Parrish
    Posted at 12:58h, 10 January Reply

    Keep strong Mackenzie ♥️
    Love Becky and Haytham xx

  • Joanna Di Blasio
    Posted at 13:39h, 10 January Reply


  • Marilynn Power
    Posted at 14:25h, 11 January Reply

    Lyn & noel

  • Gabriela Da costa
    Posted at 23:29h, 11 January Reply

    Always thinking of you! Such a strong little girl ♥️

  • Tennille Pepper
    Posted at 08:36h, 12 January Reply


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