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Heavily Matted Dog Freed from His Prison

When a Neptune, N J homeowner went into his garage, he found a stray dog that had taken refuge there. The Society’s ambulance was dispatched to pick up the grossly matted dog that resembled a chia pet.

Either this poor soul was abandoned there or he had strayed from a near-by home. Due to the massive amount of fur that imprisoned his movements, he could not have traveled far. He may have belonged to an elderly, incompetent or neglectful person who may be ashamed and humiliated to come forward.

The quiet, gentle dog was immediately transferred to our Newark Medical Dept. so he could be shaved and freed from his prison. He had been totally constrained; thick ropes of plaits of hair hung down around his eyes and blocked his vision and his feet were tightly bound.

After he had been totally sheared, the veterinarian discovered an old injury to a rear leg but it does not seem to pose a problem to this newly-recognized male poodle. We call the 5-6 year old fella Milton – the name of the street on which he was found.

3/19/08 - Good News! We are happy to report that Milton the Poodle was adopted! 


Snoopy - Update Oct. 24
Lucille - Hit By Car, Taken for Emergency Care
Max - Deliberately Abandoned in Boarded-Up House
Silk - Homeless Due to Domestic Violence Situation
Francesca - Sick, Abandoned in Industrial Area
Snoopy - Suffering Severe Burns
Carson - Starved, His System Filled with Garbage
Wiggles - Unkempt Stray Found with Collar Embedded in His Neck
Delilah - Emaciated Senior No Longer Wanted
Spaniel Trio Homeless When Owner Passed Away
Two Kittens Abandoned at Curb by Realtor
Eileen - Injured, In Pain and Abandoned
Bella and Stella - Terribly Thin and Neglected
Tortilla - Severely Neglected Bulldog Rescued
Emily - Cruelly Neglected and in Pain
Shea - Defended Her Owner in Domestic Violence Situation
AHS Rescues Over 20 Emaciated Dogs - Investigation Underway
Peanut - Living in Pain under Horribly Matted Fur
Layla - Owner Moving, Treats Her Harshly
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan

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