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Suzan Whaley will never forget May 19th, 2013.

She and her husband were driving down I-40 when they were caught up in a tornado that flipped their car off an overpass.

Suzan’s husband was critically injured and their dog,  Rock E. Fella,   was nowhere to be found.

4 days later,  a Department Of Transportation worker found Rock E.  a half mile away from the accident scene.

The dog had five broken teeth and a hole in its foot but it survived.

Rock E. and Suzan were reunited and she called her vet Dr. Tina Neel to treat  Rock E’s wounds.

Not only did Tina and her staff at Neely Veterinary Hospital help save Rock E., but they fanned out to find other pets wounded and separated from their owners  due to the tornado destruction last spring.

They  treated and helped get the animals back to their homes free of charge.

That’s why Suzan nominated Dr. Neel for Pay It Forward.

Suzan said, “She’s a special lady." says Suzan.

Dr. Neel says she will use the money to help other pets in the same way they helped Rock E.

Helping hands and helping hearts, Paying it 4ward to the four legged victims of Oklahoma’s severe weather.