“Keep up the fight Jake,” rescuers repeat. Who can believe Jake is only two years old? Rescued on Thursday from a high kill shelter in Texas in horrific condition, how long has this Boston terrier been suffering? His eyes infected with severe corneal damage; his skin bleeding and infected with mange, emaciated, weak and a deep ulceration on his leg and left to lying on a filthy concrete floor, there was no hope of anyone wanting to adopt him.
“Jake looks like the walking dead; a dog that has clearly been suffering for a very long time,” wrote Stacey Silverstein, co-founder of Rescue Dogs Rock NYC on Facebook. “Jake is only 2 years old, but looks ancient from the continuous abuse that’s been inflicted upon him day after day, month after month. His best day came when he was dumped at the Texas kill shelter where he lay; half dead on the cold shelter floor.”
“Thankfully the shelter took notice of how critically injured he was and called us for help.”
Rescue Dogs Rock NYC stepped in immediately and arranged transport for Jake to the organization’s San Antonio veterinary partner where he is finally receiving the care and help he deserves.
“We keep telling Jake to keep fighting because now he is in the best hands and on his way to the brightest future ever,” Stacey continued. “Soon he will have all of his numerous ailments treated, and he will be ready to start his new life.”
Jake will soon be searching for the perfect human companion to smother him with kisses and scratches. He is adorable, and can you imagine how cute he will be once his eyes and his skin are all healed? He is described as very sweet who gets along well with humans and dogs.
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