Attacked by wild hogs, ‘Archie’ needs rescue help

At the Harris County Animal Shelter in Texas, Archie was found as a stray on January 25 and brought to the shelter for help. The animal control officer stated he thought the dog had been attacked by a wild hog. The shelter attended to the friendly dog’s medical needs and spent most of the afternoon stitching Archie’s wounds on his abdomen, back, legs, neck and face. His injuries to his groin area were so severe, veterinarians neutered him immediately in order to save his life.

The shelter is doing the best they can and have extended his stay, hoping that someone will come forward to either rescue or foster Archie.

Video #1 (after emergency veterinary care)

Donations and a rescue group needed

Update 1/30 – We are happy to say that Archie left with rescue today!!! Thank you so much for your help!!!EMERGENCY SEVERELY INJURED MEDICAL ****Once again we must humbly ask for your help. Archie was found as a stray and brought into the shelter for help. He was attacked by a wild hog and needed stitches for massive wounds on his belly, back, legs and many other places. His injuries were so great to his groin area, he HAD to be neutered. The shelter is doing the best they can….. he is stable and they are providing pain management, but he really needs out!!! Please, help us save Archie!!! We need to raise funding to help with his medical bills so a rescue is able to afford to tag him. Archie will also need a loving patient foster, willing to help him heal. You guys are the most amazing supporters, so many animals have been saved by you all…. we know if anyone can help Archie it’s you!!http://petharbor.com/pet.asp?uaid=HRRS.A501170A501170$800 in donations received and $300 corporate sponsorship from Brilliant Energy Adopt, foster or donate to attract rescue:paypal.me/pupitforward100% of your donation goes directly to the non-profit rescue that saves the animal. If they aren’t rescued, your donation is promptly refunded. Please note the animal’s ID or name in the notes section while checking outHarris County Animal Shelter612 Canino Rd. Houston, TX 77076Monday-Friday 1pm-5:30pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-3:30pm281-999-3191www.countypets.com**This page is run by VOLUNTEERS for the animals. We are simply a bunch of animal lovers who spend our free time trying to save them all. We are not affiliated, or endorsed by the shelter, nor do we represent the shelter.*

Posted by Houston & Harris County Animal Volunteers on Saturday, January 27, 2018

According to the Houston and Harris County Animal Volunteers, funds are needed to help with Archie’s medical bills in order for an approved rescue group to help him. Click here for Archie’s PetHarbor adoption listing.

“I am a neutered male, brown and white Mastiff. The shelter staff think I am about 5 years old. I have been at the shelter since Jan 25, 2018.”

For more information about this animal, call Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services at (281) 999-3191
Ask for information about animal ID number A501170. Share Archie’s plight with friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

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5 replies
  1. Pamela Garlisch says:

    There are hog fighting rings that teach dogs how to fight. I wonder if Archie came from there and he didn’t make the cut. So sorry Archie, praying for a rescue to give you a second chance.

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