Beaten dogs get care at Gulf Coast Humane Society

Reporter: Anika Henanger Writer: Jack Lowenstein
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Brutally beaten and left for dead, two dogs are getting a second chance after they were found in Clewiston fighting to live.

Two dogs, Wesker and Abigail, will receive treatment at Gulf Coast Humane Society in Fort Myers.

“So even this Pup-Peroni … he just spit back out because it’s too hard to chew,” said Jennifer Galloway, Gulf Coast Humane Society CEO.

Wesker, is recovering from mouth injuries; so severe, Gulf Coast humane Society veterinarians said it’s likely an ATV dragged him.

“The few teeth that are left in the front, the rest will have to be pulled out,” Galloway said.

Galloway also said animal control found him in Clewiston then rushed him to Fort Myers for care.

“Those are raw, open, wounds all the way down his body,” Galloway said. “The thought of anybody doing this to him is just disheartening

It’s very disappointing for Kennel Tech Mallory Myers as well. The call came from nearly the same location, the very next day.

“Abby’s the worst I’ve ever seen,” Myers said. “I have to admit.”

Abigail has a gaping head wound. WINK blurred the images on TV because of the severity of the wound.

“The doctors feel very confident that Abigail’s wound is from a blunt force trauma,” Galloway said.

Through the trauma, both dogs are forging a road to recovery. The vets hope their stories send a message.

“If you see someone hurting an animal, if you suspect animal abuse, contact your local sheriff,” Galloway said.

Myers agreed and stressed the importance of standing up for animals.

“I mean we are their voices,” Myers said. “And we have to speak up for them.”

The dogs seem to be in good spirits, especially in the care of the human society.

“She smiles really big,” Galloway said. “She’s a huge kisser.”

The human society said it is looking for foster homes every day.

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