A Starving Dog Who Lived On Sticks And Rocks Is Being Nursed Back To Health

A Starving Dog Who Lived On Sticks And Rocks Is Being Nursed Back To Health

Alex is returning to full health after being saved. Warning: Some people may find these images distressing.

Alex the Weimaraner was found wandering the streets of New Orleans on 9 October in an emaciated and terrified state.

Alex the Weimaraner was found wandering the streets of New Orleans on 9 October in an emaciated and terrified state.

Staff from the city's Southern Animal Foundation rescue centre took him in immediately as it was clear the poor dog needed help fast.

Southern Animal Foundation / Via Facebook: SouthernAnimalFoundation

X-rays discovered Alex had rocks and twigs in his stomach but nothing else, Fox 8 reported.

X-rays discovered Alex had rocks and twigs in his stomach but nothing else, Fox 8 reported .

Southern Animal Foundation / Via Facebook: SouthernAnimalFoundation

A few days later, the rescue centre said on its Facebook page that the dog’s stomach had flipped and that he was declining rapidly.

A few days later, the rescue centre said on its Facebook page that the dog’s stomach had flipped and that he was declining rapidly.

Southern Animal Foundation / Via Facebook: SouthernAnimalFoundation

“Please keep him in your thoughts,” the centre said. “This poor boy has been to hell and back.”

View Video ›

facebook.com


View Entire List ›

265
Like
Save