A badly injured, seven-month-old German shepherd was rescued this week from a creek bed near Garland, Texas.
The grievously wounded puppy, whose foot was missing, was taken to a high kill animal control facility, who in turn, reached out to a rescue agency for help.
The puppy, dubbed "Glück," by his rescuers, is now with Lone Star Rescue in Frisco, Texas.
This recent case is eerily similar to other disturbing German shepherd finds in Texas. In May 2013, a German shepherd named "Keena," was rescued from a Fort Worth area animal shelter - Keena's rear leg was missing.
And just this month, a German shepherd dubbed "Lotus," was found in the Dallas/Fort Worth area - she too was missing a rear leg.
Oddly enough, in each instance, it is the rear, left leg that is missing on the dogs.
Glück's injury is estimated to be at several weeks old. Gangrene had set into the puppy's leg, and a professional amputation was necessary to save his life.
Now that Glück has been found, and is receiving veterinary care, his chances for a promising, healthy future are good. According to Glück rescuer's, throughout his entire, painful ordeal, this wounded puppy has displayed a friendly, affectionate demeanor.
Read more about Glück at this fundraising site which has been established for him. Those who would prefer to donate to the vet clinic can direct donations to:
Frisco Animal Hospital, 8911 Coit Rd, Frisco, TX 75035
Follow Glück recovery at this link to the rescue agency on Facebook.
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