An emaciated and grievously injured German shepherd was found in a ditch in South Carolina and efforts are underway to raise funds to help get him the veterinary care that he desperately needs. The dog, dubbed Achilles, was taken to Paws and Claws Veterinary in Columbia and he is being treated for malnutrition, and a gunshot wound to his shoulder.
On Saturday, Healing Species introduced Achilles to its Facebook followers:
We need help, all the help we can get to save this precious guy. Achilles was found in a ditch with a broken shoulder due to being shot and completely emaciated. We are with him at Paws and Claws right this moment getting him the help he needs. All prayers needed!!
As Achilles undergoes life-saving care, those fighting on his behalf are asking for two things…donations, and help finding who did this to him.
Healing Species wrote:
If you are able to share or donate please do. We need to get this boy the best care possible! Donations can be made through our website-www.healingspecies.org, mailed to our P.O. Box – P.O. Box 1202 Orangeburg, SC 29116, or directly to our vet Paws and Claws in Irmo SC. Thank you everyone! Please share his story to find out who did this to this precious boy.
Find the Healing Species website here.
(Image via Healing Species Facebook page)
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