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Mother dog suffers serious injuries protecting her pups: Rescue org seeks foster

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In rural North Carolina, a young pit bull mix was found on Tuesday by Animal Control protecting her five young puppies. The brown and white mother dog suffered serious injuries including one of her ears completely ripped off, the other ear partially ripped away, deep gashes and bites on her neck and body, and a deep bite wound over her eye.

The animal shelter's rule precludes any individuals from adopting any dogs remotely related to the pit bull breed. In addition, the mother was filthy, had overgrown nails and was too weak to fight for her babies much longer.

A heartbreaking situation indeed, but the moment the earnest plea went out to Second Chance Rescue NYC Dogs, is the moment this dog's fate changed forever.

Now named Jade, she and her five puppies were immediately transferred out of the animal shelter to a veterinarian where they are now being treated. The organization posted the following on Wednesday needing a friendly offer of help:

"We are seeking a local NC foster, near Wilson, or a NYC area foster and will try to get them flown up via Pilots n Paws. If you can help, please email jackie@nycsecondchancerescue.org ASAP...If you'd like to help out with the vet care, please go to www.nycsecondchancerescue.org/donate."

Follow Jade's thread by clicking here.

Follow the thread of her four-week-old puppies.

Second Chance is a 501c3 animal rescue organization that specializes in helping pit bull terrier dogs. The organization focuses on medical cases as well as abused and neglected animals who deserve a second chance.

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