On Friday, a two-year-old German shepherd named "Shiba," was rescued from a Miami, Fla., animal control facility.
Shiba was doing poorly at the facility and it was suspected that she had been hit by a car.
Shepherd Help and Rescue Effort (SHARE), swooped in to pull Shiba from the shelter, and she was promptly taken to a veterinary clinic for evaluation and care.
Unfortunately, Shiba is not doing well.
In fact, she has been admitted to the veterinary hospital due to dehydration and vomiting, troubling symptoms for a dog who is described as "emaciated."
Shiba's future is uncertain and she is struggling to survive.
SHARE is struggling as well. Already, veterinary expenses for Shiba have climbed to a staggering amount...$1,000 and growing.
Rescue organizations like SHARE want to provide the best care possible for dogs who are saved, but making that possible requires the help of those who are outside of their immediate volunteer network.
Anyone interested in helping Shiba receive all of the care which is necessary to help her survive can donate directly to the veterinarian, Bravo Animal Clinic, by phoning (305) 234-9422.
Please indicate that the funds are for Shiba with SHARE.
A fundraising site has also been established for Shiba. Please click here.
Follow Shiba at the rescue organization's Facebook page at this link.
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