An injured newborn puppy, believed to be just a week old, was recently found in a Charleston, South Carolina, dumpster, reported Thursday’s ABC News 4. The puppy, dubbed “Walnut,” was found by a good Samaritan who transported her to Veterinary Specialty Care in Mount Pleasant.
The tiny pup was discovered with a “gaping” bite wound on her leg – according to her veterinary team, it is likely that the pup was bitten by her own mother and whoever owned her may have panicked and made a “rash” decision to discard Walnut in the trash container.
Fortunately, not only was little Walnut found, but she has been treated for her injury and she is expected to make a full recovery. Thanks to a charitable foundation established by Veterinary Specialty Care (Sam’s Fund) Walnut is receiving treatment, even though she does not have an owner.
If you are interested in donating to Sam’s Fund (read more about this foundation here) you can call animal hospital at 843-216-7554.
On a positive note – little Walnut is currently recuperating in a foster home and when she is old enough, she has an adoptive family waiting.
(photo screenshot via ABC 4 News)
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