Heaven had been taken in by STAR-Saving the Animals in Rowan, following a raid at the home of Linda Henderson.
The severely neglected dog's health took a dire turn for the worse this morning. The following update was shared from the veterinary clinic where she was receiving care:
This morning Heaven was having some difficulty breathing and would not offer to eat her food. She would cry out periodically as if she was hurting.
Doc checked her over and gave her furosemide as her lungs sounded as though they had fluid. Her heartbeat was more mild than it had been.
When she arrived her old heart had been worn thin from so many years here on this earth. She just passed a few minutes ago peacefully.
Heaven's rescuers are devastated over the loss of this long-neglected dog, who had not had the chance to experience a normal, healthy life.
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