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Texas advocates rescue neglected Lab who spent 3 long months on the streets

Meet Faith; believe it or not, she is a 7-year-old black Labrador retriever. Let's hope she survives.
BARC of Houston

In Houston, Texas animal lovers have hearts as big as the state and a starving Labrador retriever became a labor of love on Monday afternoon. Now named Faith, volunteers plan to immediately transport her to Granbury Animal Clinic.

Seven years old and only weighing 33 pounds, Faith had been wandering the streets for three months; no one stopped to help and by the looks of her, no one bothered to help. Finally, a resident in the area brought the poor girl into Houston BARC. Veterinarians who examined her, diagnosed Faith with the following:

"Patient has dermatitis over ears, tail, and all (4) legs. Also has bi-lateral ocular discharge = possible dermatitis, sarcops/demodex and/or allergies and conjunctivitis OU possible dry eye."

Miraculously Faith tested negative for heartworms.

Because of her deplorable condition, Faith went to the top of the list to be euthanized at the shelter; that is until the wonders of social media kicked into high gear, and Faith's picture and heartbreaking story began to circulate on Facebook.

Houston, Save lives is our Mission Facebook page hummed with excitement as ideas, pledges and offers began to flood in with the ultimate purpose of saving Faith. Click here for the Facebook thread.

For anyone who wants to help, Robin Hamilton-Rescue will be caring for Faith. If you would like to help, you can call the Granbury Animal Clinic 817 573-5553. When you call, make sure you say the donation is for FAITH with Robin Hamilton.

Great job Texans! Get well soon Faith. Everyone is pulling for you.

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