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Van Gogh - His Journey So Far in Video



It was 7 weeks ago today that Vinnie Van Gogh was first brought in to our AHS Newark facility, in a cardboard box, near death. Due to the location of where Vinnie was found, and the nature of his injuries, we are confident that this young pup was used as bait for a dog fighter. Vinnie's injuries were absolutely horrific, but we do not need to go over the details again. You can find his original story here, or do a search for Van Gogh in our Site Search box.

The video below is of Vinnie's journey over the last seven weeks. It may be difficult to look at the first few pictures of Vinnie in the beginning, but it is necessary to see them to realize just how far Vinnie has come. Vinnie went from being a nameless, faceless animal, that was used and abused by people that do not even deserve to breathe the same air that he does, to a brand new puppy. This new puppy is loved and cared for even more than he realizes, and will never, ever be hurt again.

We mention our Res-Q Fund time and time again when we talk about Vinnie, and all of our animals that come to us as victims of abuse, neglect and abandonment. In this video, you will actually see just what your donations to our Res-Q Fund have done. You have enabled us to bring this beautiful little soul back to life. From the bottle of wound healing spray that costs $36.00, to the surgery that Vinnie is having today, that costs several thousand dollars, we are able to do this for Vinnie because you cared enough to help. This is how important our Res-Q Fund is. Whether you make a small donation or a large one, every bit of it is important, and goes toward helping Vinnie and so many others like him. To help us save more lives, please contribute to our Res-Q Fund.

Thank you all so much for helping Vinnie, and so many others. Please keep Vinnie in your thoughts and prayers today, as he undergoes hip surgery.

3/17/2014

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Yolo - Victim of Cruelty, Injuries to Head
Trouble - Abandoned in Box Truck when Owner Moved
Lola - Terribly Matted Young Lhasa Apso
Lucy - Found in Abandoned Building, Horribly Attacked
Harvey - Collapsed, Mutilated Front Legs
Deuce - Left Behind by Evicted Tenant
Drake and Dover - Abandoned on the Side of the Road
Luke - Abandoned 3 Days, No Food or Water
Lucy - Shot in Police Raid, Needs Loving Home
Erick - Dumped in Park, Too Weak and Frightened to Run
Bella and Stella - Starved by Neglectful Owner
Cooper and Daisy - Owner Threatened with Eviction
Tristan - Left Tied to Fence at Abandoned House
Charlie - 8 Years Old, Rescued from Sand Pit
AHS Helps Rescue Group with Dogs in Urgent Need
Hercules - Covered with Wounds, Cheered by A Simple Toy
Melvin - Trapped Beneath Mats and Knots
JoJo - Update Feb.22nd
Irvington Dogs Chained, Starving Behind Abandoned House
Cherry and Dottie - 2 Strays Cruelly Maced
Lucy - Shot in Police Raid
Marley - Update Feb. 1st
Max the Guard Dog - Update 1/31
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan


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