A Young Dog Abandoned In A Trash Heap Is Too Weak To Acknowledge Her Rescuers

12/6/2017

Two men were driving their car in Thurrock, England, when it happened to break down. They pulled to the side of the road, and decided to wait there for assistance.

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Source: RSPCA

Nearby, there was a giant trash pile, but something seemed off. RSPCA inspector, Rebecca Benson, explained:

They had walked up to the area near a huge pile of fly-tipped rubbish so they would be safer off of the lane – and that’s when they spotted a brown and white dog curled up amongst the rubbish and in need of help.

They immediately called the RSPCA for help. Even as the men approached her, the 18-month-old canine didn't budge.

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Source: RSPCA

She was too weak to even lift her head, and too afraid to take any of the water they offered her, despite being clearly dehydrated.

She wasn’t visible from the road and I hate to think what could have happened to her if they hadn’t broken down in the area and stumbled across her. She must have had a guardian angel looking out for her.

Once the RSPCA officials arrived, they rushed her to the veterinarian, where she was given an IV fluid trip to try and help her regain her strength.

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Source: RSPCA

They kept her in the clinic for several days to give her enough time to recover, before being returned to the care of the RSPCA.

I strongly suspect she’s simply been cast aside because she needed some veterinary attention and her owner didn’t want to pay for that. She’s literally been thrown out with the rubbish and was dumped at a location where she could have easily never have been found. To do something so cold and callous is just heartbreaking and I’d like to find out who is responsible.

She has recently been adopted into a loving forever home, but no information has been found on the person who abandoned her, as she was not microchipped.

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Source: RSPCA

If you have any information, you can contact the RSPCA here at this phone number: 0300 123 8018.You can read up more about animal cruelty laws in the United States and in Canada here.

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