A puppy, with wounds over the majority of her lower body, was discovered in Waterbury, Conn., on Monday night.
According to Wednesday's publication of CBS New York, the six-month-old pit bull puppy was found in an empty lot and then she was taken to the Waterbury Dog Pound.
The raw, bleeding wounds on her body suggest that she suffers from a severe case of mange. The extent of the damage to her skin has led to the presumption that someone may have used chemicals on her body in a misguided attempt to treat the mange.
On Tuesday, the Waterbury Dog Pound posted an encouraging update on the puppy, who is now known as "Glimmer."
Halfway Home Rescue is a 501c3 non profit rescue orginization. Her foster mom Kim is a vet tech of 22 years with Beacon Valley Vet Hospital and that is where Precious is being treated.
Donations for Glimmer's care can be sent to:
Halfway Home Rescue, P.O. Box 712, North Haven , CT 06473. Donations can also be made directly to the rescue's website here.
Police are investigating this case as one of possible animal abuse. Unfortunately, Glimmer did not have any identifying tags, and there is no microchip which might help to identify her prior owner.
Click here to follow Halfway Home Rescue on Facebook.
Click here to follow a new page created just for Glimmer.
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