A tiny puppy a.b.u.s.e.d and cast aside is safe in the arms of rescuers at Stray Rescue of St. Louis after they received a call from a Good Samaritan.
The concerned caller told them the dog was concerned resident hiding among a junk pile where a lot of neighbors dump their trash and unwanted belongings.
A wicked person thought that’s where this puppy belonged.
Rescuers noticed “Chowder” had wounds on his face. “He’s just a little puppy! His eyes are messed up and he has puncture wounds on his face. Despite what he’s been through, he is so happy,” Stray Rescue wrote on Facebook. “He is safe now.”
When Donna approached Chowder he wagged his tail and let her pick him up. The Good Samaritan told them that there are people in the neighborhood involved “with Pitbulls, meaning dog fighting. Poor Chowder was probably used as a bait dog and bitten by a big dog.
The moment they got Chowder in the car, he buried his head in one of their shoulders with relief.
“He just buried his face in our arms on his freedom ride,” they wrote. “The thought of anyone treating him bad makes us so weepy. This angel needs us. We’re so grateful to the callers for taking action.”
Upon seeing the touching photograph, one of Stray Rescue’s supporters wrote, “It’s like he is passing his weight of pain on to the shoulders of someone that will heal him! Oh my heart!”
Chowder is now on his way to a happy life. Once he has been “fixed up” he will be looking for his forever home.