On October 12, three dogs were surrendered to the city pound in Houston, Texas, by their neglectful owner.
One of the dogs, named "Rainey," is missing a back leg, and all of the muscle and skin from her front foot. The owner allegedly explained that the dog got her leg stuck in a rope, and they assumed that she was fine, until the leg fell off.
The other two dogs, Cyclone and Stormy, are not missing limbs, but they are neglected as well. Both dogs have missing fur, sores on their body, flea infestations and are matted.
Though the owner of these dogs failed them miserably, on many fronts, they did do one thing right...they turn them over to the pound.
RED Collar Rescue has taken in all of the dogs and they are currently receiving much needed veterinary care.
Amazingly, despite the years of neglect, the dogs are all friendly and seemingly happy.
RED Collar Rescue shared the following update about the dogs on Monday:
The three dogs are so sweet and Cyclone and Stormy seem to know that their sister is not in good health. They brought them out to us first and they greeted us with tail wags but their eyes constantly looked over their shoulder to make sure Rainey was coming. On the ride to the vet, they never took their eyes off of her. So protective and worried about her - what compassionate and kind hearts they have!
As for the person responsible for allowing these dogs to suffer, the rescue agency shared this update:
The City of Houston has notified the proper authorities and it is our understanding that an investigation is under way.
Read more about Rainey, and what is needed to help her recover from the loss of her leg, here.
Follow RED Collar Rescue on Facebook here.
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