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Witnesses wanted after rescue group finds dog on side of highway

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An animal rescue group in Germany is looking for witnesses after finding a shocking scene of neglect and cruelty on the side of a highway. For now, they have no leads...

By Justine Seraphin

Published on the 23/06/2021, 21:00

The poor animal in question is a senior Cocker Spaniel, whose age was estimated at 10 years. 

She was found in a ditch on the side of a highway, covered in ticks and fleas, with rotting teeth, a large tumour on her ear, and completely lethargic. The dog had clearly been neglected for quite some time.

 

A fight for survival

“Susi”, as she was later named, was rushed to the animal hospital where she was quickly treated for all her ailments and given a well-deserved bath and meal. While she’s been through a lot, the vets are positive about her condition and believe she will pull through.

In the meantime, the rescue staff is actively looking for any witnesses of this dog’s cruel abandonment. Sadly, Susi doesn’t have a microchip or a tattoo, so it’s hard for her rescuers to know where she came from.

Cocker Spaniel up for adoption

But with any tips from the public, the rescue will be able to press charges against anyone who tried to harm this poor little girl.

Thankfully, it looks like Susi is a fighter! We hope she’s back to full health soon and will find a loving family to call her own. 

 

Update: Susi ist seit Samstag wieder bei uns im Tierheim und erholt sich von den Strapazen und OP's. Sie war heute...

Posted by Tierheim Schwebheim on Friday, June 4, 2021