Saving Joey: 3-month-old puppy rescued from cruelty
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- Duration 4:27
- Date Aug 26, 2012
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This is -- story is gonna -- your heart strings and just a warning he may be hard for some people here.
A three month old puppy was found severely injured and scarred in a plastic bag.
On the side of a road here in New York State after being thrown out of a car.
Luckily he -- Was found in time -- little -- -- right there has been on a steady path to recovery over the last two extremists right now are two of the people who have been aiding enjoys rescue.
Chief Roy gross in Suffolk County SP CA weren't you -- And doctor Linda -- of the veterinary medical center of Long Island good morning you can morning doctor.
A couple of weeks ago and somebody called in said we get a dog we found it in the bag we think it was thrown out of a car.
Yeah yeah it was awful.
He was brought in in a lot of pain screaming.
And we knew he had severe injuries -- he could move any of his feet he couldn't move any of this likes.
Now and given the nature of his injuries aside from being thrown out of -- car.
He had some bite wounds and some other things going -- Right he had he had an infected by -- ruins underneath his neck and they are very severe and that tells us you know they happened.
A bit of time before this incident so what you think doctor is you think little Joey here was used by professional dog fighters is essentially -- I do.
I do diet I think.
-- they used as debater there -- trying to fight him and he wasn't good enough so they discarded him.
Out of a moving car you know chief that just.
That stakes as soon as it's just unbelievable.
18 years of investigating them cooled cases.
Suffolk County -- to song but to stick in -- morning.
And something like this -- a three month old puppy.
And innocent animal like that.
To put -- a glob which big and -- it out of a moving car is just something that's.
If it didn't I don't -- working really exciting to me that somebody can do such -- heinous act of animal cruelty from such a young popping like.
But if somebody was involved in dog fights and little Jolie was so hurt that he couldn't believe -- anymore they're probably just trying to get rid of the evidence.
Exactly we've seen this before willow no dog that doesn't turn out please turn turnout what they won't fight about it and always only three months old but they may have tried to train him.
For dog fighting.
And maybe he won't turn out so they may have been used them as a -- gold sure the sometimes -- -- -- -- dog or cat -- -- -- -- -- -- get a taste -- -- Now because of the horrendous nature of this you guys have put together a reward of 27000 dollars for anybody who knows anything about who -- to -- Log out of the car the twenty some thousand it is up to twenty some thousand miles announced -- 2000.
And -- hoping that I'm sure that somebody knows.
-- who did this they were somewhere and they saw that little dog at some point absolutely and go we're asking anyone that has that information come forward.
Or calls be kept confidential.
Please call Suffolk County SPC -- and -- phone number 631.
Again that we kept confidential -- done this before we've captured these individuals who serve prison time.
And this is something that is not acceptable and in discussions civilized society have so something like this would slow car.
So well put chief and by the way if you want more information go to our website FOX & Friends are -- -- up in a couple hours on the fox site.
Doctor how is -- we gonna do.
Jerry's gonna do a lot better than expected he's already walking.
Which I didn't expect for at least another four weeks -- at all.
I think he's gonna do great.
Complete recovery and I don't know complete you know I I I.
I know -- walk again because we can see his charity almost there -- I don't know that however walking normally but he has full potential for a great.
Full life and are you looking for a family to adopt and we are taking.
A lot of applications there's who -- up to about sixty people now and I'm just through the hospital.
Well it's great work that you guys do and we thank you very much for coming on board -- -- the story generally being cute doctor pleasure money Q and so we figure out who.
Who did that it's just wrong.