Dog dubbed Archer fights for his life after impaled with an arrow

In Houston, Texas, Archer was picked up late Sunday evening after Animal Control found him with an arrow through his body. Red Collar Rescue was notified and asked if they could help.

Archer was rushed to the emergency veterinary hospital where his condition was listed as critical. Initial radio-graphs revealed the arrow had penetrated his thorax, diaphragm, abdomen and liver. He was bleeding internally. The only way to further assess Archer’s condition and a need for surgery would be with a CT scan.

Upon the advice of the emergency veterinarian, Archer was transferred Sunday night to Texas A&M where his condition will be further evaluated.

“Please pry that steps can be taken to save Archer’s life,” the rescue group wrote on Facebook, “and we have a chance to show him the good side of humans.”

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Updates to follow.

(Photos of Archer impaled by arrow via Facebook)

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4 replies
  1. Adrienne says:

    Hope the scum who did this has the same thing done to them where he never recovers.

    We are praying for you Archer. Be the fighter and survive.

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  2. Bunny Peters says:

    WTF is wrong in Houston? My husband lived there (& is an animal rescuer)…… I don’t understand WTF is going on???

    This is absolutely disgusting. How can anyone be so callous and cruel?

    Poor precious puppy Archer ……. your life mattered and you deserve justice!!! RIP precious treasure……. Your life was stolen from you….. You didn’t deserve to be murdered…… being shot with an arrow through your body must have been absolutely terrifying…….

    I am heartbroken you couldn’t survive this horrible experience…….You should have grown older (loved and been loved) and been a beloved family member……. please look for MacKitty in Heaven….. you will be welcome to join his group of snuggle buddies…….. so sorry that you were failed so horribly by humans……..

    The POS who murdered this precious treasure will burn in Hell forever for his cruelty…… here’s hoping that he gets there ASAP (after dying a horrible death alone, afraid, in agony & (worst of all) unloved)……

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