Saturday, January 31, 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 |

Penny-Emaciated, Left in MD Shelter Drop Box



Society staffers are always on the alert for special cases of animals that have never had a decent break. The sad story and pathetic picture of this dog named Penny touched our hearts.

Penny was dumped in a night-drop box at a shelter in Maryland. An animal lover happened to pull into the shelter, and noticed a severely emaciated dog inside the box. She took the dog out, wondering if she was even alive. She was skin and bones, with open sores all over her. Suddenly, the dog stood up and crawled to the woman, tail wagging vigorously, and into her lap ... she was indeed alive!

She had obviously suffered abuse and neglect, yet was incredibly friendly and happy to see someone. The woman, Betsy, took the dog to an emergency vet where it was determined that the dog suffered from severe emaciation, so much so that her skin actually began to break down. They began treatment, and advised Betsy they would send the dog to the Charles County Humane Society, a no-kill shelter. Following up, Betsy found they considered Penny unadoptable and were sending her back to Tri-County where she would most likely be euthanized.Betsy immediately started networking to secure a future for Penny.

When we read Penny’s heartbreaking story, we had to help her. Betsy transported Penny to the NJ state line to meet us. Betsy said a tearful goodbye and Penny leapt into our car to start her new life.

We LOVE this angel already. Despite all she’s been through, Penny is sweet, loving, and so happy. She will be put up for adoption as soon as she is well enough. Thank you Betsy for saving Penny; we’ll find her a home where she’ll never be tossed away again. File L-21298-F (Forked River).

If interested in adopting Penny, please contact us, call us at (609) 693-1900 or come visit!

2/28/2012

     GO!
Mikey - Rescued Stray with Severely Injured Eye
Neglected Princess Gives Birth to Unexpected Pups
Swimmer Pups - Update Jan.19
Tiny - Once Abandoned, Neglected - Now Happy, Reunited with Her Babies
Beauty and Spunky - Alone After Owner Passed Away
Update on Leon, Puddy and Pancake - Our Swimmer Pups
Brook - Chained in Abandoned Building Basement
Trio of Swimmer Pups Crippled by Congenital Problems
Jada - Behaved with Bravery for Domestic Violence Victim
Rally - Tied to the Railroad Tracks and Abandoned
Lucas - Came through Surgery Like A Champ
Cookie's Latest Update - Dec.19
Tootsie and Louie - Abandoned in Cage in Apt.
Trio of Dogs Turned in by Family After Owner Passes Away
Hobo - Another Matted, Neglected Castoff
Evan - Update Dec. 1
Evan - Update Nov. 20
Oliver - Unwanted, Thrown in Dumpster Like Trash
Cookie - Update Nov. 15
Bentley - Free to a Good Home, Given up with Paralyzed Back Legs
Tanner - Starving, Dumped on Busy Highway
Evan - Update Nov. 4
Cookie - Update Nov.3
Brooklyn - A Broken Leg, His Time Running Out
Cookie - Update Oct. 31
Evan - Update Nov.1
Cookie - Suffering with Longtime Skin Issues
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