Bystanders walked by as injured, emaciated dog suffered in the hot sun

On Saturday morning, in a thickly populated Houston suburb, bystanders ignored the plight of an emaciated, suffering dog. Lying on the hot macadam on a boiling hot day, people just walked around him – how does anyone ignore the desperate pleas of any domestic pet in dire need?

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“He is so emaciated, has lacerations everywhere, burning up in the heat and seizing with blood,” a volunteer from the rescue organization ThisIsHouston posted on social media as she gently picked the pup up and placed him in her car heading to the emergency veterinarian hospital.

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No one knows what happened to the dog the rescue group has dubbed Opie. Just an hour ago, the dog arrived at Vergi 24/7.

 “He was unresponsive and unable to blink with whole body shaking when Kourtney got there. She poured a bottle of cold water on a towel, placed it on him and had A/C on full blast and he was no longer shaking, became responsive to her speaking, blinking and lifting his head so super positive news.”

It is believed Opie had a heatstroke.

Updates to follow.

To donate:
Call VERGI at 713-932-9589
PayPal.me/ThisIsHoustonTX

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3 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    I can’t believe how cruel and callous people are towards a helpless being….. absolutely heartbreaking…… if a country is judged by how we citizens treat our helpless members, we are in big trouble!!!

    Hope this precious treasure recovers ASAP and is rehomed into a loving furever family where he will be treated as a beloved family member…..

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