Is this really a dog? Sadly, this is nine-year-old Dustin who survived a lifetime of neglect and abuse. And when his owner no longer wanted to be bothered just feeding his dog, Dustin was surrendered to a high kill shelter in rural Texas – left alone on a cold, dirty floor with no one to care and soon to die.
And here is Dustin’s video introduction. Just check out his condition; he is matted, his skin is infected and he is filthy. Tragically, the dog is blind now because no one bothered to treat his dry eyes with a simple, inexpensive prescription.
Before it was too late for this tiny senior, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC stepped forward to save him on Monday.
IS THIS A DOG ??WHO CAN TELL SADLY Dustin served 9 Long and hard years of neglect and abuse and then he was thrown into a Texas Kill Shelter to die a cold hearted death , alone ,on a cold dirty floor , with no comforts or care Just look at his condition , matted , skin infection , filthy dirty , treated like garbage Dustin is blind now from untreated dry eye , something that easily could have been taken care of with cheap eye drops THIS IS NOT THE WAY ITS SUPPOSED TO BE FOR OUR SENIOR COMPANION ANIMALS Dustin deserves to live don’t you agreeWe do !!!!So we have SAVED Dustin and pulled him out of this shelter Clearly he needs life saving medical care to survive PLEASE HELP DUSTIN BY DONATING TO HIS CARE These precious dogs ONLY have YOU to HELP them HIT THE DONATE BUTTON OR CLICK HERE https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=QJQ89P5FH4GFQ
Posted by Rescue Dogs Rock NYC on Monday, June 11, 2018
Early Tuesday morning, Dustin arrived at the rescue’s partner veterinarian; his condition was even worse than expected.
“We are absolutely horrified at Dustin’s condition which is even worse than we thought,” Stacey Silverstein, co-founder of the Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, posted on Facebook to update followers and animal advocates. “Dustin is covered in fleas and ticks, bites, mats; his eyes are closed shut and completely infected. He’s sadly blind now from neglect and failure to treat his dry eye.”
Just look at the poor pup’s back and tail. He is hairless and his skin is red and infected. No nine-year-old senior dog should ever have been so neglected.
Today Dustin begins a new chapter of his life – he will be bathed, shaved and examined. His medical needs are the first priority. Welcome to your new life Dustin.
(Photos and video of Dustin’s neglect and abuse courtesy of Rescue Dogs Rocks NYC)
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