Update 5/19/14 9:50 p.m. (PST): According to Urgent Death Row Dogs, Rose is safe!
On May 18, a seriously injured, young pit bull was surrendered by her owner to the New York Animal Care and Control facility in Manhattan.
The two-year-old dog, named "Rose," is depressed and in pain. Medical notes from the facility state:
behavior rating was NONE
initial exam microchip neg Depressed, but responsive female unable to check spay status CRT>2sec pale MM Laceration on dorsal aspect of back over lumbar area laceration looked clean. upon moving skin, muscle involvement has deep pain response in both hind legs
On May 19, the following update on Rose's injuries were noted:
NON-AMBULATORY ON HINDLIMBS -- SIGNIFICANT NERVE DAMAGE SUSPECTED BANDAGE REMOVED FROM SURGICALLY REPAIRED WOUND -- MILD SWELLING -- MINIMAL PRODUCTION OF BLOOD TINGED FLUID FROM DRAINS PRESSURE BANDAGE REAPPLIED. RECHECK CBC SHOWS PCV OF 19% (DOWN FROM INITIAL 27%) PLAN; NEW HOPE PLACMENT ASAP. IF NO PLACEMENT RECOMMEND EHR DUE TO EXTENT OF INJURIES.
Unless a rescue agency steps up to take this dog in, she will be humanely euthanized.
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