Another dog with a mangled, missing rear leg, has been found in the Fort Worth area of Texas. This time, the dog, dubbed "Isis," by her rescuers, is a young pit bull rather than a German shepherd.
The pup, who is just eight months of age, was found on Sept. 11, after she wandered into someone's yard. The puppy was taken to animal control and shortly thereafter, rescued by Apollo Support and Rescue for Abandoned Dogs.
After being pulled from the animal control facility, Isis was rushed to an emergency veterinarian where it was determined that her entire leg needed to be amputated. The injury to her leg was several days old and there was significant nerve damage, in addition to a good deal of dead flesh.
By Thursday, after the surgery to remove the leg was complete, Isis was once again, wagging her tail and showing signs that she would make a full recovery.
Prior to Isis' discovery, several German shepherds with nearly identical injuries, have been found in the same general area of Texas.
Nobody, as of yet, seems to know how these dogs are being injured, in such frighteningly similar fashions.
Prior story on the German shepherds here.
Fundraising for Isis at this link.
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