After Being Hit By A Car, This Dog Was So Scared She Refused To Let Her Rescuers Approach

Andrea A.

At the beginning of the month of February, the organization Hope for Paws, based in Los Angeles, received a call informing them of the presence of an injured dog in the street, reports The Dodo.The animal, a female Pitbull, had just been hit by a car, but refused to let anyone approach her and hid under another vehicle, seriously injured.


Source: Hope for Paws

The organization quickly sent over several volunteers to the scene, but they already knew that recovering the dog would be a long process. The rescuers first tried to approach her with a leash to pull her out of her hiding spot, but Jezebel started growling, terrified.


Source: Hope for Paws

The volunteers then tried moving further away, to try and gain her trust, and after several long minutes, Jezebel finally came out from hiding. Eldad Hagar, the founder of Hope for Paws, tried to pet the dog, but she was still terrified and wouldn't stop growling.

Rescuers decided to place her in a cage, to get her to a veterinary clinic as quickly as possible.


Source: Hope for Paws

Luckily, the poor animal didn't suffer any broken bones, just large bruises. Once at the clinic, Jezebel finally started to calm down, feeling safe. She even started to rub up against Eldad, who she was afraid of just a few moments before.


Source: Hope for Paws

Jezebel is waiting for her forever home. No doubt the adorable dog will quickly find what she's looking for.

Watch the incredibly moving video of her rescue below:


While Jezebel's story ends well, that's not the case for all animals.

If you live in England, you can visit the RSPCA, and if you live in the United States, you can visit the ASPCA to get more information about pets available for adoption.Tens of thousands of dogs and cats end up in shelters each year, either due to neglect, abuse or abandonment. Consider adopting before you shop, and visit your local shelters before going to a breeder. Every dog and cat deserves a fair chance at a forever home.

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