In a heartbreaking situation, a four-month-old puppy was found lying in the middle of a rural area Texas road on Tuesday evening. Cars drove by – nobody stopped, and an innocent puppy unable to move and in excruciating pain was completely ignored.
According to ThisIsHouston, the puppy, dubbed Vinny, was found by a street feeder named Sonya, and it was this lady who picked him up and contacted the organization. When Vinny arrived at Vergi 24/7 on Tuesday night, radiographs confirmed multiple pelvis fractures and bruising on his lungs. At this time, he is not able to walk or stand on his own.
Vinny arrived at NVC – Groves for surgery and the repair of his pelvis on Wednesday morning. It was assumed the puppy had been struck by a car, and the emergency surgery was imperative to ensure the puppy’s future health.
“He’s very alert and seems to be in good spirits, which are good signs,” the rescue organization posted on their Facebook page. “And check out those beautiful blue eyes.”
Vinny is one of the lucky ones. He could have stayed in the middle of the road for hours or died waiting for someone to help him. After surgery Vinny will be joining his foster parent who is experienced with paralyzed dogs.
Any help with this expensive surgery is appreciated.
Updates to follow.