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Neglected boxer rescued in Texas

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To say that Osha, a boxer, is in pitiful condition, would be an understatement. Osha's body is gaunt, her fur is missing in many areas and her face and paws are covered in painful scabs.

A municipal shelter reached out to Legacy Boxer Rescue for help because caring for a dog in Osha's condition was well beyond their means. Thankfully, the rescue organization, based out of north Texas, was able to take Osha under their wing.

The rescue agency listed Osha's known maladies:

She is emaciated, demodex mange confirmed, heartworm positive and anemic. We have a blood donor dog on standby this weekend/Monday in case that doesn't get better. But she is eating well, peeing and pooping, and is doing as well as can be expected.

What led to Osha's current state of health is unknown - all that is known is the obvious, she is in need of a great deal of veterinary care. Osha is being treated at by Doctors Jones and Fuller at Advanced Veterinary Care of Plano. Anyone interested in helping her rescuers with the veterinary bills can make a donation to the clinic, or via this link to the rescue agency.

Follow Osha's rescuers on Facebook here.

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