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Emaciated dogs in abandoned Midwest City apartment found alive after one month

A fund to help with the medical expenses of Sarge and Payton has been established.
A fund to help with the medical expenses of Sarge and Payton has been established.
The Bella Foundation SPCA

Corey Harrison, 27, was charged on Wednesday with two counts of animal cruelty after two dogs were found abandoned in his apartment at Willow Creek in Midwest City, Okla. after he moved out nearly a month ago reported Fox25News.

On Friday, the Bella Foundation was contacted by Midwest City Animal Welfare about two severely emaciated dogs:

"The first dog, a 2 year old Pitt Bull, although extremely emaciated has been cleared by veterinary personnel and has entered our foster program to recover. The second dog, a 6 month old Pitt Bull puppy, is still fighting for his life at a local veterinary hospital. His condition is extremely serious and it is unclear if he will survive."

A Sarge and Payton recovery fund has been started.

According to the police report, Harrison had moved out of his apartment on June 19 - taking all of his belongings except for his two dogs who he claimed needed to be bathed. He told authorities he had intended to bring two dogs to his new apartment in the same complex, but never did; he had no excuse why the dogs never received any care.

Chief Brandon Clabes of the Midwest City Police Department called the act egregious stating he had not seen an animal cruelty case this bad in years.

When the dogs were found, authorities thought the puppy was dead until he wagged his tail when he heard human voices. All utilities had been turned off since June 3 when there was a fire in the apartment.

Many recovery wishes for Sarge and Payton. Follow their plight at Bella Foundation by clicking here.

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