LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Alabama – A dog found in Northwestern Alabama has a tragic story, but an opportunity for you to help.
Late on the night of Wednesday, October 6, deputies from the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office found a dog in Waterloo. According to animal control director Cheryl Jones, the dog, later named Frank, was found chained to a pole with serious injuries.
Initially, Frank was taken to a local vet who recommended that he be euthanized due to the severity of his injuries.
However, Jones wanted a second opinion and the vet referred Frank to the Mississippi State University Animal Health Center.
Mississippi state medics told Jones on Wednesday that Frank’s injuries were treatable, however, recovery will take a long time and cost around $ 20,000, possibly involving skin grafts.
Jones said the Chloe’s Fund will help pay for the surgery and encouraged the community to donate to the fund through PayPal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations by check can also be mailed or delivered in person to the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter, located at 3240 Roberson Road, Florence, AL 35630. Cash donations will also be accepted in person.
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