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Reward offered in heartbreaking dog abuse case

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On Wednesday night, a grievously wounded dog was found by a local rescue volunteer along a road in Macon, Ga. According to the Telegraph, the injured bulldog, dubbed "Isaac," was taken to a veterinarian where it was determined that his injuries were so severe that he could not be saved.

Today, area residents are being asked if they have information about who is responsible for Isaac's injuries, and outraged donors have offered a reward for any information that leads to Isaac's abuser.

Macon resident and animal welfare supporter, Kerri Fickling, who had offered to foster the injured dog, corresponded with the National Dog News Examiner about Isaac and his injuries; she stated:

The dog was suffering from both old and new injures. It is believed the dog was kept either in a small pen or chain, without adequate food, due to emaciation, and the entry of its toe nails (strays do not have long toe nails from walking on pavement.) the injuries appear to be the result of abuse. The dog was paralyzed in the rear legs and was humanely euthanized.

Despite Isaac's pitiful condition, he remained friendly and gentle with those who were in contact with him before he was humanely put down.

Isaac was discovered at Feagin Mill Rd and Richardson Rd - anyone with information is asked to email Amanda Kilgore, who originally posted Isaac's photo on Facebook, at

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