In Richmond, Virginia, the sight of a shivering dog so badly injured she could barely help herself to stand up, has everyone shaking their heads in sad disbelief, knowing someone most likely intentionally abandoned her in frigid temperatures to suffer a slow painful death.
According to the Facebook page of the Richmond Animal Care and Control, the badly injured dog was found Tuesday morning on N. 33rd Street.
“She was freezing and badly injured from what appears to be multiple bite wounds (both old and new). Officer Jones scooped her up and transported to VVC, where the team was able to stop the hypothermia and safely sedate to begin cleaning her up.”
The dog’s injuries appear to be quite severe, and at this time it is unknown if her eyesight can be saved.
“What they uncovered will require weeks of carefully managed wound care. We do not know if her eyes are salvageable and if her body will be able to fight the infection that has already set in. We need your help.”
The organization is asking anyone with information to contact the Richmond Animal Care and Control at 804.646.5573. The shelter is also in need of donations to help in this poor pup’s recovery. This poor dog didn’t do anything wrong – please share her story; we are confident someone will recognize her. Doesn’t she deserve justice?
(Photo of badly injured dog via RACC)
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