Imagine a suffering dog unable to stand or walk left on the side of a road completely at the mercy of those humans who walked or drove past him? Tragically that was the heartbreaking fate of Quinn on Thursday afternoon; an abandoned dog found in Anson County, North Carolina until animal control took him to the local shelter. When contacted, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC quickly came to the dog’s assistance and rushed to the organization’s veterinarian partner for emergency life-saving help.
“Our medical team determined he was not only dragged by a car but also full of buckshot! He was swollen, infected, crawling with maggots and unable to stand or walk.,” Jackie O’Sullivan, co-founder of the rescue organization posted on Facebook. “He was a mess! He laid on the side of the road at the mercy of humans. Would he be helped or not? Finally Animal Services arrived.”
When first examined, veterinarians discovered the huge open wound under one arm; it was badly infected and crawling with maggots. How Quinn even ended up where he was discovered is unknown – considering he couldn’t move. His front leg is completely mutilated; there is doubt it can be saved. Meanwhile an innocent dog fights for his life and no one came forward to claim him as their lost, beloved pet.
Will you join the fight to help Quinn?
(Photos and video of suffering dog left lying on the road courtesy of Rescue Dogs Rock NYC)
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Video of Quinn who is too frightened to even pick up his head.