Update 10/7/13: Per CACC Transfer Team,
This girl's name is now Miracle and she is on her way to our vet. Donations can be called directly to our vet Care Animal Hospital of Libertyville, (847) 549-8500 or sent via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org, please note that the donation is for Miracle in the donation. Secondhand Snoots Rescue can really use the donations towards her care.
A skeletal dog at the Chigaco, Ill., Animal Care and Control is in desperate need of help from an approved rescue agency.
The dog is devoid of body fat - in fact, every bone on her gaunt body is painfully evident.
The following information was shared on the CACC Transfer Team Facebook page:
female pit bull terrier...weighs 23lbs right now. no age listed..but seems young
VERY skinny..was confiscated for cruelty and is now CITY PROPERTY...came in with A095245...they were finally out of their cage and are very sweet. They need to be socialized a bit, but they are good dogs.
Despite the obvious, long-term neglect that this dog has suffered, her eyes are still hopeful and her tail is still wagging.
In fact, a short video of this dog reveals a tail which never stops moving - while her tail wags, her frail body moves constantly from side to side as she looks for someone to offer her a kind hand.
Video and Facebook thread for this dog here.
Anyone interested in helping this dog is asked to adhere to the following guidelines:
WANT TO PULL FROM THIS SHELTER: 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
FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES: If you want to foster a dog on this page, please contact any of our approved partners. Let them know you are interested in this particular dog at Chicago ACC and ask for a foster application. CACC Homeward Bound partners: http://tinyurl.com/caccrescuelist
Read more about how to help, and how the rescue process works, here.
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