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Pit bull rescue organization treating abandoned dog with massive facial injuries

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On Tuesday, the Bella-Reed Pit Bull Rescue stepped forward to provide a second chance for a young black and white pittie who had been found abandoned on a Philadelphia street where she was tied to a pole and left for dead. A massive open injury and damage to her eye affected half of the dog's face.

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Formerly named Jenny, the dog had been brought to ACCT Philly - Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia. When the medical staff originally examined the dog, they knew it was imperative to help find the friendly dog immediate help.

Renamed Genesis by the Bella-Reed Pit Bull Rescue, veterinarians have now removed the excess facial tissue and have it packed while treating the area for infection control. By Wednesday, her prognosis already seemed brighter. Note the dog's sweet disposition as her treatment is described:

"I talked to the vet this morning. They said she's doing really well and is a total love muffin! Wags her tail more than anything. She keeps shaking and her bandage keeps coming loose, so they have the "cone of shame" on her and are just flushing her open wound and packing it with the sugar every few hours instead of the wrap. The sugar will help to bring the good bacteria to help healing as well as develop scar tissue. She's also continuously on her pain meds and antibiotics."

Plans to consult with an ophthalmologist for Genesis' corneal ulcer was scheduled for this evening.

Most likely Genesis will need future facial repair, but for now her caretakers say the delightful pooch is just happy to cuddle up and enjoys the attention.

Please be warned that the photographs are extremely graphic and may be disturbing to some viewing audiences.

For now the Bella-Reed Pit Bull Rescue is still raising funds for Genesis' medical bills and subsequent recovery. Please click here if you would like to help.

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