A beautiful dog is recuperating after being subjected to horrific cruelty. Earlier this week, the All 4 Paws Animal Rescue recounted what transpired before the dog arrived to their organization.
The South Carolina non-profit explained:
Last Thursday All4Paws received an urgent message from Horry County shelter. An abused dog had been picked up by animal control in desperate need of medical attention. Animal Control was called to the location because of “kids” dumping boiling water on this poor dog. When Animal control arrived the kids had disappeared but this loving pup had been left behind in immense pain.
The animal control agency had given the pup pain medication, but the injuries were so extensive that the medication did nothing to ease his suffering. All 4 Paws set up transport for the injured dog, who was transferred to their veterinary hospital (Animal Hospital of SC).
According to the agency, the injured dog was “too terrified” to even be touched when he first arrived. It is believed that the boiling water incident was not the first time this young dog was subjected to torture and abuse…according to the veterinarian, there were burns on the dog’s body at different stages of healing.
The pup was provided with stronger pain medication, a good meal – what he needed to rest and begin his long road to recovery. According to the rescue group, the next day the injured dog was sedated and shaved in order for the full extent of his injuries to be determined. The rescue agency stated, “We were horrified to see that even underneath areas of fur he had old scars and burns. ”
The dog, now known at “Khalid,” is beginning to trust. The group wrote that he, “seems quite grateful for his new lease on life!!!”
Learn more about the rescue group helping Khalid, and how you can help, here.
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