On Tuesday, the veterinary hospital caring for the severely neglected dog who was found in a trash bag in Wall Township, N.J., last week, announced that he can finally stand.
The dog, briefly known as "Morgan," and today known as "Sammy," remains in the care of the Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, which announced early Tuesday:
Where there is love, miracles happen...Sammy stands!
Sammy was brought to the Associated Humane Society in Tinton Falls on March 14 by Keith Morgan and his wife, Shauna.
The couple initially advised the shelter that they had saved the dog after noticing a black trash bag along the side of Belmar Blvd.
Humane investigators later discovered that the Morgans were believed to be responsible for the dog's severely neglected condition and they were charged with animal cruelty.
The neglected dog, who was so matted in urine and feces caked fur that he could not move, was initially named "Morgan," after his supposed rescuers. Upon learning that the Morgans were not good Samaritans, the dog's name was changed to Samurai, or "Sammy."
Follow Samurai's progress at this link to the Red Bank Veterinary Hospital on Facebook.
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