Saturday, May 30, 2015 Member Log-In E-Mail ID Password GO!
Home
About Us
Visit Popcorn Park
Animal Care Centers
About Adoptions
Programs
Planned Giving
Events
Publications
Animal Archives
Campaigns
Ways toHelp
Kids
Employment
Contact Us
Site Map
Donate Now
Not a member? Join Us
Subscribe to our eNewsletter
GO

Share |

Rodney - Shot in Drug Raid



Poor Rodney. The male pit bull terrier was brought to the Associated Humane Societies after he was shot in the face by a suburban Essex County policeman during a drug raid. The terrified pit bull ran for his life and after a few days of tracking, the dog was seen in a patch of woods, Thanks to Orange Animal Control Officer Rudy Giordano -- he tracked him over a Saturday and Sunday and was able to capture him. By that time, Rodney was so tired and spent, that a leash was put on the dog and he came willingly.

He was immediately brought to the AHS Medical Dept. for care and surgery. Thanks to the Society's Res-Q Fund, we were able to repair Rodney's face and he has convalesced in our Medical Dept. for more than 2 weeks. Luckily, Rodney holds no grudges against the human race. As you can see by his pictures, his lip sags on the side he was shot.

Our temperament evaluator said, "He also let me examine his mouth and I noticed that his teeth were missing in that section, too. Rodney is strong on lead, but nothing that can't be corrected with a good harness and daily exercise. He is extremely affectionate and did not hesitate to greet all the visitors entering the shelter. Rodney proved to know the sit command and took every treat gently from my fingers. This handsome boy scored an A+ on his evaluation. He has no food or resource guarding issues and did not mind trading the rawhide for a treat. Rodney is estimated to be about 3 years old and is a gorgeous large boy. Why not come down and get some Rodney LOVE!!!" His file # is File 112796-M

Rodney is at the AHS' Newark shelter located at 124 Evergreen Ave. in Newark, just off of Rt. 1 and 9, near Newark International Airport, convenient to the NJ Turnpike and Rt. 22. The Society is open 7 days a week for your convenience. For more information on Rodney, call the Society at 973-824-7080 or e-mail us and refer to File 112796-M.

The Society's Res-Q Fund is sorely in need of more donations. This is a dedicated fund to help sick and injured animals in need of either veterinary care or specialized surgery at a veterinary specialist. Please help us to help them and make a donation today.
11/8/2012

     GO!
Sparkle - Chained and Abandoned behind Empty Home
Donovan - Attacked by Larger Dog, Needed Emergency Care
AHS Rescues Goldie - Badly Neglected And Abandoned Dog
Emerson - Rescued from Lonely Life on A Chain
May 16 Update and Video on Pancake, A Swimmer Pup
Update:May 15 - Lakewood Hoarder Dogs
Red from Lakewood Rescue -Ready to Start A New Life
Another Lakewood Rescue - Connie - Looking Like A Brand New Dog
Lakewood Rescue Dewey Gets All Cleaned Up
Lakewood Dogs Rescued from Hoarding Situation
Liesel Update - May 7
Darla Update - May 4th
AHS Assists in FBI Dogfighting Bust - Rescues 5 Dogs
Hobo - Kept Inside A Storage Container
Nicky - Isolated for 6 Years in Concrete Run
Liesel-Beautiful Shepherd Pup Abandoned With No Use Of Front Legs
Darla - Stray Shih-Tzu, No Use of Back Legs
Chester - Injured Stray, Broken Pelvis and More
Brandy - One of Many Wonderful Dogs Waiting for You!
Delilah- Neglected, Matted, Abandoned on the Side of the Road
Swimmer Pups Update - Pancake, March 24
Ringo - Badly Neglected Coat Hid Loving Poodle
Pepe - 2 Hearts Broken and Smug Satisfaction in A Family Argument
Swimmer Pups - UPDATE - March 22
Yorkies, Small Dogs Arrive In Unprecedented Numbers
Howie - Large, Untreated Tumor Attached to Neck
Luna - Chained Outside without Shelter
Swimmer Pups Update - Pancake - March13
Swimmer Pups Update - Puddy - March 7
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan


Home | About Us | Popcorn Park Zoo | Shelters | Adoptions | Programs | Planned Giving | Events | Publications | News | Campaigns | Contact Us | FAQ | Links | Site Map | Privacy Policy

2005-2012, created and maintained by Fitting & Zidd, LLC

Show Other Categories