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Heartbreaking: Dog’s loving glances towards the owner who betrays her

In a heartbreaking ten second video at an overcrowded Texas animal shelter in Paris, a dog’s loving glances towards her owner barely evokes any reaction. The dog stands as close to her owner  as she can looking for comfort, but the woman offers no kind gesture towards her loyal dog or the puppies surrendered on Monday afternoon.

 

 

All she says is

“I know you’re hurting.”

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The mother dog has a painful bleeding mass under her arm. Three of her puppies have died and one is missing.

A Facebook page can be followed here. A shelter volunteer offers the following information:

“Mama and her 3 puppies just OSR [Owner surrenedered] to the #ParisTxShelter! Puppies are 5 weeks old. Owner stated that she could not afford medical care. There is a huge mass on her chest. She is bleeding. She has surrendered several dogs before. There were 7 puppies but she only brought in 3. 3 died and she can’t find the other one. Another couple came in to surrender two puppies while she was here and owner tried to take them!  Mom and puppies need help ASAP.”

 

Please share this heartbreaking situation with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Donations are currently being pledged for rescue Sharing saves lives. Won’t you take a moment and send this to a friend? An additional link to this dog’s story can be followed here.

Email Humaneassoclc@gmail.com if you can help.

(Photos and video of loving glances by dog courtesy of Leslie Ysuhuaylas)

Follow more animal related news on the National Pet Rescue.

In the news yesterday: Heartbreaking news about starved dog found in parking lot – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

 

Violet: Surrendered at 20-years-old when her family became homeless

On Sunday, Violet was surrendered to the Carson Animal Care Shelter when her family became homeless. While it’s almost unimaginable that anyone could part with their 20-year-old dog, try explaining that to this senior shepherd who doesn’t seem be able to take her eyes off the front of her shelter cage looking for her family to return.

“Check out Violet’s video. She has lost everything. It has been so hot, she is not going to do well in the shelter and she needs help FAST! Please SHARE for her life; she’s SO special and a FOSTER or ADOPTER would save her. Thanks!”

#A5211222 My name is VIOLET and I’m an approximately 20 year old female German Shepherd. I am already spayed. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 8/19. I will be available on 8/19. You can visit me at my temporary home at C106. My former family who owned me had to give me up because they were moving.”

German Shepherd  AGE:20 years
Female (S)  ARRIVED:8/19
AVAILABLE ON: 8/19
Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

(Photo and video courtesy of Saving Carson Shelter Dogs.) Share Violet’s plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. INTERESTED IN FOSTERING? If you’re in LA, OC, San Bernadino or Riverside County and would like to apply to foster a Carson pup, please visit CarsonFosters.com to complete the online foster application.

Follow rescue work for Violet on Facebook.

Follow the latest animal news on National Pet Rescue Facebook page.

In the news yesterday: Veterinarian left family’s dead dog in their driveway – read the story here.

Strange news: 88 year old man set fire to a raccoon because the animal ate his mangoes – read more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

Horribly emaciated mare actually saddled and ridden through Mize auction

Auction attendees were shocked to see a horribly emaciated mare at the Mize Livestock Sale in Mississippi on Saturday evening.  The bidding opened at $75 – then went down to $55 and $35, but still no bids.

“She received no bids. None. No one spoke to save her!,” wrote the Rocking R Ranch and Rescue who stepped up to help.

The rescue was sent the disturbing photos of the mare, but the situation grew worse as the emaciated mare was to be ridden through the auction hoping someone would purchase her.

“As they placed the pad on her bony spine, we were sent another picture,” the rescue organization posted on their social media page. “Finally, yes we received the picture that was was being ridden. She’s the most emaciated I’ve seen; she has an old injury to her hind leg and it’s not great. They rode her through.”

When the auction told rescue volunteers a man had planned to leave her in a pasture. Of course, the horse never would have survived, and the gentlemen told the rescuers they could have the mare; she took her freedom walk. Just hours later, safe and still on her feet, Helena (as she was named) was ready for breakfast.

Helena’s vet check came out much better than expected. She is slightly anemic, her temperature is normal, her lungs are clear, and although she has a heart murmur which likely is a result of starvation, she has a strong will to live. After she gains 100 pounds, her teeth will be floated. Now she is being supplemented with thiamine and B12.

“Overall I think we got a great report! Jennifer has treated her skin with equiderma and I’ll bet she feels much better. Thank y’all for following her progress. She’s gonna shine.”

Barely one day after Helena was rescued, her sweet personality has started to show. Check it out:

Follow Helena’s progress here.

To help with Helena’s veterinarian care, donations can be made here.

Read more animal related stories and follow the National Pet Rescue on Facebook.

In the news yesterday: Veterinarian left family’s dead dog in their driveway – read the story here.

Strange news: 88 year old man set fire to a raccoon because the animal ate his mangoes – read more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

 

Intentionally starved dog ‘Champ’ showing improvement

In Laurens, South Carolina a starved and abused 16-month-old Mastiff named Champ continuing to fight for his life at an emergency veterinarian hospital has made national news. Earlier in the week, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC were alerted to Champ’s desperate plight and immediately jumped in to try and save his life.

“His heartbreaking story is that he is the victim of a breakup,” the rescue’s co-founder Jackie O’Sullivan posted on the organization’s social media page. “… since ‘he was not her dog’, she fed her dogs but not Champ.”

Since Wednesday, when Champ was rescued by a neighbor who took a stand against animal cruelty and notified Jon Giles Gilmer, with Laurens County Animal Control, the emaciated pup has been fighting to survive. His preliminary prognosis was critical. As recently as Friday, his blood still had not been regenerating:

“Champ’s blood-work confirms his numbers are still way off & there is no regeneration at this time. There will likely be another blood transfusion in the next day or so. His spirits are up a bit, likely because he knows he is SAFE & that we are trying to help him! He is eating a little bit of chicken!

Champ will continue to get round the clock care for as long as he needs it!”

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Periodic updates of Champ’s condition has animal advocates cheering the slightest improvements. On Thursday evening, he was snuggled into “comfy jammies” since he has no body fat or muscle tone, in order to keep him warm.

And on Friday dog food was not to be on the menu for Champ’s dinner, but thanks to one of the veterinarian technicians, the boiled chicken appealed to his discerning palate.

Saturday brought smiles to the staff at the animal hospital – guess who had scrambled eggs?

“Yum, I really enjoyed my breakfast. I’m feeling a little bit better and I know these nice people are helping me. I can’t stand or walk yet, but baby steps. I am grateful for all  the love and support,” Champ expressed with his huge brown eyes.

Elizabeth James, the woman accused of starving Champ, has been issued a citation and arrested for animal cruelty. Her court date is scheduled for October 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Laurens County Courthouse in Laurens, South Carolina.

To help with Champ’s medical expenses, please click here.

Read previous coverage of Champ’s plight here.

Follow more animal related news on the National Pet Rescue.

In the news yesterday: Heartbreaking news about starved dog found in parking lot – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

Abused 8-month-old shepherd left in cage in veterinarian’s office for weeks

No 8-month-old shepherd should look like this. The Trio Animal Foundation in Chicago was asked  by the Garrido Stray and Rescue Foundation to take on Brady and the shepherd puppy’s medical care.

Animal advocates  agree just looking at this German shepherd puppy makes our hearts hurt. Fortunately, his new life began on Monday as the 8-month-old shepherd’s story began to unravel.

“This poor 8 month puppy has not only been abused by his previous owner but left in a cage at a vet for weeks until someone would pay the $179 bill. I can promise you that we will be looking into it.

Brady is this puppy’s new name, as his former name was disgusting. It truly showed the character of his previous owner,” posted the Trio Animal Foundation on their social media page.

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Brady is 20-pounds underweight. At this time, the emphasis is on nutrition and his severe skin condition. He is being administered two weeks of oral medications as well as medicated baths to make him more comfortable. Since he apparently lacks socialization skills, the staff will be working on Brady’s trust issues.

“I know that we have a lot of German Shepherd supporters out there, and I am sure that you have never seen a case like Brady’s. It is so sad to say that we are so used to seeing cases like this in pitbulls but are truly blown away when we see it in another breed… so unfair on so many levels.”

In addition to the multiple skin issues, Brady’s eyes continue to bother him. Parts of his skin feel like sandpaper while other parts of his skin tissue is paper thin and bleed when he scratches – a puppy just looking for some relief.

“The only time Brady looks like he finds any relief is when he is rubbing his face on you or burying his head in your arms. To think that he has been in such bad shape for so many months is incomprehensible… he is a frickin’ puppy!”

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Any donations can be made at www.trioanimalfoundation.org. If you are making a donation via a smartphone and are unable to earmark your donation, please forward your receipt to sue@trioanimalfoundation.org

Videos and photos courtesy of Trio Animal Foundation.

Follow more animal related news on the National Pet Rescue.

In the news yesterday: Heartbreaking news about starved dog found in parking lot – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

Ex-girlfriend accused of intentionally starving dog ‘Champ’ arrested

In Laurens, South Carolina, a woman accused of intentionally starving “Champ” the dog left in her possession, was arrested on Thursday and charged with the ill treatment of animals.

Jon Giles Gilmer, with Laurens County Animal Control, confirmed that Elizabeth James was issued a citation for animal cruelty and is scheduled to appear in court in September.

“His heartbreaking story is that he is the victim of a breakup,” Rescue Dogs Rock NYC co-founder Jackie O’Sullivan posted on the organization’s social media page. “… since ‘he was not her dog’, she fed her dogs but not Champ.”

The 16-month-old Mastiff and Rottweiler mix continues to fight for his life. According to Thursday night’s update at the veterinarian hospital, his blood is not regenerating and Champ is scheduled to receive another transfusion.

“Champ’s blood-work confirms his numbers are still way off & there is no regeneration at this time. There will likely be another blood transfusion in the next day or so. His spirits are up a bit, likely because he knows he is SAFE & that we are trying to help him! He is eating a little bit of chicken!

Champ will continue to get round the clock care for as long as he needs it!”

Just in case, you see a situation that concerns you, report it. Had someone not reached out for help with Champ, it is likely he would not have survived another day.

Jon Giles Gilmer “I’m no hero, the true hero was a neighbor who took a stand and took this animal into his care until we got there .
To be perfectly honest with you if this guy hadn’t stood up and did what he did this dog would be dead .

I’m nothing in this story it was an everyday citizen who made the difference for this dog life.”

To follow the plight of Champ, he now has his own Facebook page – Justice for Champ.

He has a long road back to health, and the donations for his very expensive medical care are appreciated. Click here to help:

www.paypal.me/rescuedogsrocknyc.org

Read the original story here.

Read more news on the National Pet Rescue page here.

Woman trapped dog inside of washing machine to gain Instagram followers – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

LA Police reports ‘Valerie’ the dog found dying on street was not sexually assaulted

In a suspected animal cruelty case which garnered national attention, Valerie (aka Cargo), a friendly pit bull, adopted from an Orange County animal shelter two weeks ago, had been found left to die on a South Los Angeles street. Valerie was not sexually assaulted at all the Los Angeles Police Department now reports.

Valerie had been adopted from the animal shelter by a Hispanic male – she was spayed and microchipped, but the information on her chip had not been registered according to Ghetto Rescue FFoundation (GRFF). The dog had briefly recovered and within hours of being rescued again, had been happily wagging her tail and barking in excitement. Suddenly Valerie collapsed and died. An exam of the body revealed vaginal trauma. According to the rescue’s social media page, the dog died from a ruptured aorta, believed to have been the result of blunt force trauma.

On Thursday, a report from the Animal Cruelty Task Force for the Los Angeles Police Department states Valerie was not assaulted at all and the cause of her death remains unknown:

“It is the forensic veterinarian’s expert opinion the dog was not sexually assaulted by a person or animal. The opinion of both the treating and forensic veterinarian is that the cause of death is unknown. Lab tests on varying tissue samples are pending to help possibly identify cause of death.”

When Valerie was discovered near 85th and Main Streets, the GRFF described her as not moving and dehydrated. The dog was rushed to a veterinarian and had been suffering from an “extremely swollen vagina,” prompting the rescue to suspect the dog had been sexually exploited. She did not have any other bruises on her body. The observation was not supported by the treating veterinarian or the forensic veterinarian the report stated.

“The dog was recently spayed, possibly in heat and had several litters, which may have accounted for the (veterinary) technician’s observations. …The treating vet did not identify death by aortic rupture caused by blunt force trauma. The forensic veterinarian concluded the same.”

Investigators have since questioned witnesses, executed search warrants, reviewed available video and ordered the second necropsy to be performed on Valerie. They found no evidence the dog had been thrown from a car. Several accounts claim they saw a female Hispanic dropping the dog off “in front of a location, possibly several hours before the dog was recovered.”

Further information from the ACTF report stated the person who adopted Valerie had been banned from adopting anymore pets from the shelter. Updated information stated the person who adopted the dog did not do so for “malicious reasons.”

“Due to events beyond the owner’s control, the dog was placed in a home on a temporary basis. The owner intended on retrieving the dog when his situation was resolved. He was unaware his dog had died and is saddened by the loss.”

The case does remain open. Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD’s ACTF at 213.486.0450 or 877.LAPD 247.

Rest in peace Valerie.

Read more news on the National Pet Rescue page here.

Read prior coverage here.

Dog tied out and left to die – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.


Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

 

UPDATE: Dog ‘Champ’ at ex-girlfriend’s home intentionally left to starve

In Laurens, South Carolina, an angry ex-girlfriend is alleged to have intentionally starved “Champ” – the dog left in her possession. The rescue group Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, have stepped up to save the barely alive dog’s life.

“His heartbreaking story is that he is the victim of a breakup. The boyfriend apparently left him at the ex-girlfriend’s house and since he “was not her dog” she fed her dogs but not Champ.”

On Thursday morning’s update for Champ, co-founder of the rescue Jackie O’Sullivan gave concerned animal lovers some hope, although the dog’s condition remains critical.

“Champ’s condition definitely improved after yesterday’s blood transfusion. As you can see here, he was able to hold his head up for a short period of time. He was monitored all night & is still with us this morning so that’s a huge win! He remains on IV fluids & is being offered small amounts of food every few hours to avoid the very dangerous refeeding syndrome. He has not wanted to eat. His bloodwork is being rechecked now.”

The 16-month-old Mastiff was rescued early Tuesday evening by a Good Samaritan who contacted Animal Control for help. The dog was rushed to the shelter’s veterinarian for lifesaving treatment, and by the next afternoon had been transferred to a specialty veterinarian hospital where he continues to receive 24/7 emergency care and treatment. Champ only weighs 50 pounds – less than half the normal weight of 110 pounds for his breed and size and was covered with maggots (even in his mouth), extremely weak and with very pale gums signaling anemia. He was bathed and given food. His prognosis remained critical:

“Champ was transferred to our vet midday where he immediately started getting a blood transfusion. He was so pale with white gums that this was an obvious need. His bloodwork, as expected, is bad. His protein levels are too low as was his red blood cell count & of course he was very anemic & LOADED with hookworms. The hookworm burden was so HIGH the vet says his stomach is filled with tons of tiny bleeding ulcers. His blood has to be able to regenerate itself to combat this which it currently is not doing. His feces is black due to this bleeding. He will be monitored 24/7, is on IV fluids & meds & everything possible is being done to save his previous life.”

Elizabeth James has been charged with animal cruelty by Animal Control. The dog was near death on Tuesday when the Good Samaritan found him tied up and left alone to starve. Messages have been flooding into the rescue since Champ’s plight was shared by Pet Rescue Report. Champ’s original owner has been in contact with Rescue Dogs Rock NYC and states the dog had been in James’ possession for six months.

Champ was originally named Ace; he is a Rottweiler and Mastiff mix. Here is a photo of Champ just six months ago.

 

He has a long road back to health, and the donations for his very expensive medical care are appreciated. Click here to help:

www.paypal.me/rescuedogsrocknyc.org

Read the original story here.

Read more news on the National Pet Rescue page here.

Woman trapped dog inside of washing machine to gain Instagram followers – more here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

Dog left at ex-girlfriend’s home to starve: Champ ‘not my dog’

In Laurens, South Carolina, a 16-month-old Mastiff named Champ is fighting for his life at an emergency veterinarian hospital. Early Wednesday morning, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC were alerted to Champ’s desperate plight and immediately jumped in to try and save his life.

“It is extremely difficult, as rescuers, to see a photo like this and to accurately convey the dog’s story, through the very strong emotions of anger, hatred, despair, sadness and helplessness,” rescue co-founder Jackie O’Sullivan posted on the group’s Facebook page.

Had it not been for a Good Samaritan who spotted Champ last night and contacted Animal Control after the dog had been left tied to die and starve by himself, he may not have ever seen a new morning. Last evening, the dog, who only weighs 50 pounds – less than half the normal weight of 110 pounds, was rushed to a local veterinary hospital. Covered with maggots (even in his mouth), extremely weak and with very pale gums signaling anemia, he was bathed and given food. Testing and diagnostics are planned for today after he is transferred to a specialty veterinary hospital.

“His heartbreaking story is that he is the victim of a breakup. The boyfriend apparently left him at the ex-girlfriend’s house and since he “was not her dog” she fed her dogs but not Champ.”

Charges for animal neglect and cruelty have been filed.

It is not known if Champ can be saved, but everything that can be done, is being done for this young majestic dog.

Be the voice for victims like Champ.

Please help with Champ’s medical expenses. FUNDS NEEDED
Https://www.paypal.me/rescuedogsrocknyc

Read more news on the National Pet Rescue page here.

Woman trapped dog inside of washing machine to gain Instagram followers – more here.


The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.

Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.

 

 

 

Heartbreaking Shiba Inu mix with horrendous injuries needs rescue help

The shelter staff and volunteers at the Polk County Georgia Animal Adoption and Recovery Shelter posted the heartbreaking video of a white Shiba Inu puppy who came in on Monday as a stray. She was immediately taken to the shelter’s veterinarian for emergency care.

Animal advocate Shannon Hicks describes the frightened puppy and is asking the rescue community for help.

“She came in with horrendous wounds. She has what looks like an injury to her face and back. Her back is very raw and open. She also has markings around her muzzle that (in my non expert opinion) looks like someone used something to hold her mouth together – again I am not a vet but that’s exactly what the wound makes me think. I hope I am wrong because that is just sick.”

Check out the Shiba Inu puppy’s video. She is so frightened and defeated; all she wants to do is find a way to disappear. Notice, even with her severe and painful injuries, she shows no aggression.

Because of her injuries, this Shiba Inu is listed as rescue only. Follow her plight here. Please share her information with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

(Photos and video courtesy of Shannon Hicks)

She will be on stray hold until Monday. Reference #39385370

1215 Veal St (585.82 mi)
Cedartown, Georgia 30125
(770) 749-8908

Read more news on the National Pet Rescue page here.

Yesterday: Puppy stolen from terminally ill child – read more here.

In other recent news – Homeless man and his dog receive help after attack – read more here.


Judge allows man caught on video abusing dog to retain custody – more about the case here.

The cutest video you’ll see this week! Adorable otter has to cuddle her stuff in order to go to sleep – watch here.


Sweet kitten says thank you for being rescued – check out the video here.