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Dog with multiple puncture wounds rescued from vacant Babylon home

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The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) rescued a seriously injured three-year-old Maltipoo from a vacant house in Babylon, N.Y. last Thursday reported the

Acting on a tip of a dog left in an unoccupied home, the Suffolk County Police Department and the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter accompanied SPCA detective John Caracci to the house. There they found the female dog with blood on her body.

The dog was rushed to a veterinarian where officials found the dog had 38 puncture wounds and seven stab wounds on her upper body.

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross named the dog Miracle because she survived the egregious ordeal. The lucky dog already has a family lined up who want to adopt her.

A criminal investigation is continuing.

Miracle is doing well. Watch her amazing recovery on the organization's Facebook page by clicking here.

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