On Saturday, a candlelight vigil will be held for Herbie, the dog who captured the nation’s heart when discovered in Lorain on December 2, 2012. When found, Herbie’s skull was fractured, his eyes were swollen, and the weak, and the emaciated dog could not even walk on his own.
The candlelight vigil will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 6:45 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. It will be held outdoors on the boardwalk at Lakeview Park, 1800 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Click here for more information.
Herbie is not well enough to attend. This sad, sweet dog was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma, a non-operable form of cancer.
Even though Herbie will not be there, those attending can send Herbie well wishes by signing a white sheet that will be provided. Those who cannot attend can still show support by writing a message on a small piece of fabric and sending it to the address below. The pieces of fabric will be put in a pillow case for Herbie. In order to be received in time, please mail as soon as possible to:
Herbie Material Pillow Project
c/o P. Fogo
652 Alameda Ave.
Sheffield Lake, Ohio 44054, U.S.A.
The Nitro Foundation HB 70 Law in Ohio reports on their Facebook page that messages are coming in from all over the world!
For more photos and updates on Herbie, please join the more than 7,100 “likes” on the “Justice for Herbie” Facebook page.
If you have any information on whoever is responsible for abusing, wounding, and/or dumping Herbie, contact the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2555. A large reward is being offered by the Humane Society of the United States for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his extreme neglect and abandonment.
To support Herbie by helping with his medical costs, the Lorain Animal Clinic asks that donations be made to The Wood Foundation, a non-profit that cares for injured and abused animals. Send donations to: The Wood Foundation, 4205 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, Ohio 44053.
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