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Dog rescued from Texas dumpster

Sunday, Mar 16, 2014 - 00:52

March 16 - A dog receives medical care after being found emaciated in a Texas dumpster. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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A dog named Faith is in good hands after being found abandoned in a dumpster in Texas. Faith was brought to SPCA, an animal welfare organization in Houston, where veterinarians are nursing her back to health. Meera Nandlal of the SPCA. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MEERA NANDLAL OF THE HOUSTON SPCA SAYING: "It's really heart-breaking to see how thin she is and how forgiving she is also." The Shepherd mix is believed to be only a year old. It is unclear how long she was alone, but her frail frame suggests it was for at least a few weeks. Doctor Victoria Cole. (SOUNDBITE) (English) VETERINARIAN VICTORIA COLE SAYING: "She needed immediate medical attention. We got some fluids on board. She was very dehydrated." Doctors say the road to recovery won't be easy, but with some love and care, Faith should be just fine.

Dog rescued from Texas dumpster

Sunday, Mar 16, 2014 - 00:52

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