Right now we are in the middle of a very serious and truly heart-shattering case. We have no choice but to push forward and help save this baby and we hope you support our decision and help Lonnie.
Details are still unfolding and what we are about to tell you will bring you to tears. Our partners at Second Chance Rescue NYC were contacted about a dog they are calling Lonnie who was found by an animal control officer. The officer saw Lonnie hiding and shaking uncontrollably under a car in a backyard. As the officer came out of his truck with a leash, he bent under the car and scooped Lonnie into his arm.
The officer immediately noticed thousands of maggots all over Lonnie on the top of his head embedded in all of his wounds. Lonnie has endured unfathomable trauma. Lonnie’s ears are gone either cut or bitten off. We do not know what happened to this dog. What we do know is pitbulls are constantly targeted and horribly abused and neglected.
Shelter staff worked quickly to stabilize Lonnie and transport him to Second Chance Rescue’s partner hospital. His gruesome injuries are some of the worst we have seen. Lonnie is severely broken, dehydrated and smells like rotting flesh. His ears are gone and he is covered in puncture wounds everywhere with hundreds of maggots.
Lonnie has a gaping open wound that you can literally see through to the other side. Lonnie has endured suffering for a very long time with no one stopping to help until now. All we want to do is take it all away for him & alleviate his suffering and we hope you help us! I created a custom portrait of Lonnie to help me raise much needed funds! Please please please consider a Save Lonnie item and share his story with everyone you can!