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Emaciated and partially blind stray desperately needs to be rescued

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Update 1/20/14: Burdock was rescued by It's A Pittie Rescue - her name is now Betty.

A skeletal, partially blind dog is desperately in need of help in Chicago, Ill.

The dog, dubbed "Burdock," arrived to the Chicago Animal Control as a stray and she became available for rescue on Saturday; she is in pitiful condition.

Every bone on the senior dog's body is painfully evident and she is blind in one eye - according to notes on her profile, she also has a growth of some type on her back.

Burdock's sad condition has her designated as "rescue only."

Please take a moment to help Burdock find a rescue agency which is willing and able to take her in.

Information:

  • Age 10 years
  • Facebook thread here
  • ID#A101626
  • If you’re a rescue group that wants to apply to pull from Chicago ACC, please fill out a Homeward Bound Application below and fax to 312-747-1409 along with your IL Dept. of Agriculture License and 501c3. http://tinyurl.com/HOMEWARDBOUNDAPP

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