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Pepper Suffered Fractured Hip, Broken Heart



Pepper was found as a badly injured stray. Helpless and in pain, Pepper most likely received his injuries hit by a car, but apparently no one cared enough about the Cairn/Scottie mix to assure he got immediate treatment. Once he was with us, our veterinarians X-rayed Pepper and found a fractured hip which would require orthopedic surgery. It was also necessary to amputate his tail, which was broken in several places. The orthopedic surgery Pepper needed cannot be performed in our hospital, so we called upon the ResQ Fund to send Pepper to a specialist.

Thanks to this fund, Pepper is now all healed -- except for a broken heart. He is convalescing at our Forked River Shelter where he is awaiting adoption. As you can see in his photo, he is all smiles for staff and will make a wonderful pet for the person who will keep him safe from harm.

With the ResQ Fund, Pepper and other animals in need of emergency, specialized or long-term care can be assured of getting the quality treatment they need. Please read more about our ResQ Fund and make a donation today ... be assured you'll be saving lives!

5/2/2006

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Mandy - Tiny Terrier Forgotten on Roof in the Rain
Pooch - Needed A Specialist Due to A Congenital Disorder
Rosebud - Rescued from Stream, a 25' Drop
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Bruno - Elderly Bulldog Abandoned on Owner's Porch
Sam - Hit By Car; In Shock and Loses Mobility
Maxx - Suffered from Severe Head Wound and More
Winter - Knew A Hard, Painful Life
Jager - Horribly Matted, Eyes Glued Shut
Rusty Left Tightly Tied to Truck in Empty Newark Lot
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
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan


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