A gaunt, pitiful looking dog who was housed at the Los Angeles Animal Care and Control in Lancaster, Calif., stirred great emotion from those who learned that she was sitting alone in a kennel run, lacking the obvious touch of compassion that she so desperately needed.
The rescue organization, Leave No Paws Behind, answered the little dog's cry for help and today, she is recuperating under their loving hands.
On Sept. 17, the dog now known as "Chicklet," left the animal control facility on her freedom ride...her first stop was to a veterinarian to assess her overall condition.
Chicklet's rescuers noted that she was "skin and bones," and it appeared that she had been attacked by another dog. It was later determined that the bite wounds which peppered Chicklet's skeletal body were the result of an attack by another dog while she was at the animal control facility.
Just one day after Chicklet was pulled from the facility, her rescuers shared the following words of hope:
What a little doll! This little girl has lived a horrendous life at such a young age HOWEVER that all turned around for her the instant we had her in our loving arms.
The most recent update on Chicklet indicates that she has kennel cough, is underweight, and still recovering from multiple bite wounds, but she is improving and, in the words of her rescuers, "doing good."
Follow Chicklet's rescuers at this link to their Facebook page.
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