Is it not bad enough to be a homeless senior? To be locked away in a kennel run, away from all that was once familiar? Things became exponentially worse for one homeless senior dog in Arkansas after someone broke into an animal shelter during the night and started a horrific dog fight.
As reported by WREG News, earlier this week, someone broke into the Humane Society of the Delta and started a vicious dog fight. Shelter workers arrived Wednesday morning to a “blood bath.” Eight dogs had been turned loose from their kennels and shelter staff suspect that whoever broke in may have also brought their own “fighting dogs” to use shelter dogs as bait.
One dog in particular took the brunt of the fighting violence…10-year-old Rubio was left with life-threatening injuries.
The shelter posted disturbing details about what was found in the shelter when staff returned:
The scene was straight out of a horror film. It was a bloodbath. Kennels had been destroyed in the mayhem to give you an idea of the kind of fighting and violence that took place. To say we are disgusted at the kind of person who could do this to helpless, homeless animals is an understatement.
The shelter staff wants to make their facility more secure, but they are in need of help from the community. Staff has requested an electrician to install LED flood lights, and a security system. The shelter has also asked for help buying new kennels, and a contractor to help update the facility.
Anyone with information about someone in the area who can help is asked to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations can be made at this link to the shelter’s website.
Link to Facebook video of Rubio here.
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Yesterday in the news: Coco – depressed and hopeless after being given up by family – more here.
More news: Man arrested for beating dog –more here.
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