Dachshund with fireworks strapped to her back rescued on New Year’s Eve

In Houston, Texas, rumors had been circulating about a small dachshund wandering in the neighborhood that had fireworks strapped to her back. The dog was too scared of humans and wouldn’t let anyone near her.

According to AbcNews, Laurie Bergeron and her husband, Clint had been celebrating at a club and as they went out into the parking lot, spotted the dog.

“She was in pain and she was fearful, and she was hurt, but she didn’t run from me,” Laurie stated. “She was scared of noises, and the duct tape used to hold the fireworks to her body had melted, and it had to be shaved away.”

The Good Samaritans were able to pick her up and took her home to address the severe wound on her back.  A few hours later she was taken to an animal emergency clinic. Dachshund Rescue of Houston agreed to help.

“This is Meg Rayburn. We were contacted to help Meg after she was found with fireworks taped to her back. As you can see, she suffered injuries from that horrible act of cruelty. She is safe now, in one of our loving foster homes. This is what we do. We help dogs like Meg who have no hope and give them a soft spot to rest their heads. We provide all the vetting and care they need to have the best chance at a new beginning.”

Meg wore no collar, had no tags nor was she microchipped. It is not known who could have been so cruel as to tape fireworks to this small dog and watch her writhe in pain and fear. She is indeed lucky to have survived such an egregious act of cruelty.

Meg is now recuperating in a foster home where she is slowly regaining her trust in humans.

If you’d like to help Meg or other dogs in our care, please visit us at www.droh.org. There is a donate button along with adoption applications.

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Yesterday: Animal shelter reaches out for help after finding dog with chain pierced through her neck – more here.

4 replies
  1. Pennysdachshunds says:

    TEXASS!!!! YOUR STATE and A PART OF YOUR MORONIC POPULATION SUCK!!! THE EVIL, DEMONIC< CRUEL DEMENTED PSYCHOPATHIC > DRUG SEEKING>TORTORUS>CRIMINAL MINDED> LESS THAN HUMAN”S that inhabit you state is simply mind boggling !!!!! The LAW ENFORCEMENT:::HA!HA! HA! Is for the most part a JOKE and Don’t give a health poop about companion animal’s … and YES there are VERY DEDICATED OFFICERS & RESCUES but they are far outnumbered!!! which is so sad!!! Governor Greg Abbott, sits in his IVORY CASTLE and collects a very HEALTHY SALARY for DICK SQUAT!!! He could make a big difference IF SHE SHOWED ONE IOTA of INTEREST IN this ISSUE that IS a DETERMENT to YOURN”NO STAR” STATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a trauma for this little dachshund… they are so devoted and loving A MONSTER OF UNEARTHLY EVIL !!! DID THIS !!! AND WILL WALK THE EARTH TO DO IT AGAIN!!!! so Lucky the fireworks didn’t ignite and Blow her up!!!!!!

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  2. Gizmos Mommy says:

    I’d like to find the maggot who did that because you know what I do I’d strap some fireworks to his dick because I’m sure it’s a man and then I set them off and it’s a woman if it if it was a woman I shove it up her twat and then Set It Off

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