In Long Beach, California, a nine-month-old Maltipoo dubbed Chloe was discovered on Sunday beaten and tied up in a trash bag and left with rotting food in a dumpster.
According to Fix Long Beach Pets and Animals, when found, the puppy’s one side of her head had been covered in bruises where she had been beaten and abused. The puppy was rushed to Primary Care in Long Beach where emergency treatment was administered. Chloe suffered a skull fracture, broken ribs and her leg was snapped in two.
“… we found out that the horrible smell was not only because she was thrown away with old food scraps, but someone had urinated on her,” reported Fix Long Beach board member Diana Kliche.
12/9 Update: Chloe will be spending today and tonight at LB Animal ER (traffic circle). She showed some improvement throughout the night and lifted her head up this morning. She is still stable and improving slightly but has a major amount of neurological and head trauma. Her leg was broken in half and she may end up losing it if her neurological signs do not improve enough to go to surgery this week. In addition, the vets determined that she was covered in HUMAN URINE and since she was thrown away with kitchen trash, we are convinced this was intentional abuse. Donations still needed (zelle, venmo, paypal or you can all in a credit card to the vets) -she has a looooong road of recovery ahead of her.
Update: Chloe is at the er for the night. Stable with a skull fracture, possible neck fracture and broken femur.”
And as early as Monday morning, Chloe’s will to live seems to be taking a turn for the better.
“She is trying to stand (obviously she cannot bc her back leg is broken in half). She is much more alert and the swelling in her head has gone down. If the surgeon agrees that her leg can be saved, she may go to surgery as early as tomorrow-we are trying to work all of the details out.”
A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for this heinous act against an innocent puppy. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Long Beach Animal Care Services at 562.570.7387.
Posted by Mary Ann Hernandez on Saturday, December 8, 2018
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(Photos and video Facebook Fix Long Beach Pets and Animals)
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