Simon, a border collie recovering from his injuries, came towards Sammie, a 4-month-old boxer mix, and carefully rested his paw on Sammie’s. Even though both dogs wererescued weeks apart, it looked as if Simon knew exactly what Sammie was going through on a surgery table at Rescue Dogs Rock NYC.
“They met at the vet and Simon was immediately drawn to Sammie,” Jackie O’Sullivan, said co-founder of Rescue Dogs Rock NYC. “He is protective over him.” Sammie has been through hell. The poor pooch was not only spray-painted, he was shot in the head and dragged by a car. Simon is checking on his little friend all the time. Though Simon will recover and be available for adoption soon, Sammie still has a long way to go.
“We are not sure yet [if Sammie will be able to recover fully] because he just had surgery,” explained O’Sullivan. “The vet needs 2 weeks to see if his leg can be saved. Infection is the biggest worry. He is at risk of losing 1 or 2 legs, but we are doing everything to save them.” If you want to help Sammie recover, you can donate to the rescue here.
SIMON DOESN’T LEAVE THE SIDE OF 4-MONTH-OLD SAMMIE WHO SUFFERED ABUSE JUST LIKE HIM.
SAMMIE WAS NOT ONLY SPRAY-PAINTED, HE WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD AND DRAGGED BY A CAR.
THE TWO DOGS WERE RESCUED WEEKS APART BUT SIMON KEEPS CHECKING ON HIS LITTLE FRIEND ALL THE TIME.
THOUGH SAMMIE STILL HAS A LONG WAY TO GO TO RECOVER, HE’S IN GOOD HANDS (AND PAWS).
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