A paralyzed dog, completely unable to defend herself from predators, was abandoned on top of a deserted mountain in Hazard, Kentucky. The three to four-year-old dog, dubbed Camellia, was in such poor condition when she was first discovered this week that it was unclear if she would survive the night.
Fortunately, the injured dog has shown her fighting spirit and she is still alive. According to the Arrow Fund, Camellia suffered some type of trauma to her spine and was “teeming” with fleas and ticks. On Wednesday, the Arrow Fund updated its Facebook followers about Camellia’s condition:
“Camellia shows no real progress yet with her back legs. She is currently doing hyperbaric oxygen chamber therapy to promote healing from the trauma. She can feel deep pain in her toes and does have anal tone, those are good signs.”
If Camellia does not regain the use of her legs, the rescue group will acquire a cart to help her get around more easily.
How you can help
Donations are needed, if you are able. Donations can be made directly on this page or you can go to thearrowfund.org or checks may be mailed to The Arrow Fund P.O. Box 1127 Prospect, Kentucky 40059
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