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Ten minutes before a bulldog was to be Kill at a high kill shelter in North Carolina shelter, Our partners at Rescue Dogs Rock, NYC literally swept in at the last moment to save a dog’s life. The shelter were going to Euthanize the dog because he had been hit by a car, denied medical care and left tethered outdoors in the backyard for months. I AM SO ANGRY !
Volunteers stormed the shelter gates and rushed the extremely friendly dog named Lt Dan into an Emergency Clinic for life saving care. First Doctors and vet staff at to address his two untreated, broken legs. Who knows how long he has been dragging himself along in pain like this. My heart breaks. We have created Dan's animal saving shirt on this page to help us raise the funds needed to save this boy!
“This is one of the most heartbreaking stories so far this year, ” stated Jackie O’Sullivan, “Can you imagine his pain and suffering?” Our answer is no, we cannot.
Wilson County Animal Enforcement responded to a report of an injured dog at a home. When authorities arrived, they found the bulldog tethered outdoors by a cable, dragging his back legs in the yard. Owner, Rodriguez Rosado, 19, told officers the dog had been hit by a car one to two weeks ago. It is suspected that the dog may have been injured in September 2016. He also told the Wilson County Animal Enforcement that he didn’t have a car or money to help the dog. He surrendered the dog to Animal Enforcement, who sadly returned Lt. Dan to the shelter where – because of his extensive injuries was doomed to die.
This is where we step in with RDR to help save this babies life. I am so sorry for my language but there is no way in hell we are going to sit by and watch Dan die. No way in hell.
Rosado has been charged with felony animal cruelty and for two counts of failure to vaccinate the dog and improper tethering.
Now we are asking for the public’s help. We have created this special page to help raise funds needed to save his life and support RDR. With every tee, hoodie, bracelet, or dog accessory purchased, you can help save Lt. Dan! Together we can save this boy’s life.
Rescue Dogs Rock, Inc., rescues puppies and dogs from high kill shelters, owner surrenders, puppy mill throw aways and medically neglected and suffering dogs and give them the proper medical care, then we do our best to find them the perfect home. We are deeply committed to healing the physical and emotional wounds these animals have suffered.