On Sunday morning, following heavy networking via Facebook users, a kennel-stressed dog named "Uno," walked free from a shelter in Westampton, N.J.
Uno was rescued by the Bella-Reed Pit Bull Rescue, who saw that the young dog was in desperate need of help.
On Sunday, the rescue agency shared the following information about the newly freed dog:
After removing him from the shelter, he is the sweetest, most friendly dog a person could ever love! He loves to snuggle and he is very food motivated, which is great for training. He does react to other dogs that react to him first, however, we hope to resolve that with consistent training.
Uno is now in foster care through BRPBR and has a vet appointment this week for shots, microchip, a health certificate and wound care. He will also be meeting with our trainer once he is settled in foster care.
The stress and confinement of life at a kennel were taking a toll on Uno, as evidenced by his loss of weight and self-destructive behavior.
Now that he has been removed from that environment, his rescuers are confident that he will thrive and blossom.
On Monday morning, the rescue agency released this update:
Our little Uno has a vet appointment this afternoon. He will be receiving the works! Vaccines, microchip, health certificate, a wound care regimen, and something for his tummy as our poor bundle of nerves is now on a bland diet.
The vet will also take a look at his broken canine to see if it needs pulling.
Overall Uno looks to his foster mom for guidance. We will need to build uo his confidence slowly but surely!
Individuals interested in donating towards Uno's care can do so at this link.
Prior story on Uno here.
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