A group called "Team Ted" aims to raise $5,000 to find their friend a kidney donor.
The goal is to raise $25,000 to help the south Minneapolis resident.
"If you have ever had the pleasure of talking to Larry you are quickly won over by his warm smile and grateful soul."
The fundraiser says, "Just as they (the restaurant owners) have been there for you in challenging times, we ask you to come together for them."
They're raising money to help give the neglected pup the loving life he deserves.
"In the short 5 months Zo has been with us, she has gone through quite a lot; she is tough, strong, and beautiful."