When we come across stray animals, our compassion for them is immediate. We often find ourselves pondering their past, present, and future, hoping they will find a way to thrive.
It’s becoming increasingly common to spot stray animals wandering around, but thankfully there are compassionate individuals who know how to respond in these situations. The folks over at Stray Rescue of St. Louis are a prime example of such kind-heartedness. They’ve seen many strays in dire circumstances, but Annie McHound’s case was particularly surprising.
According to reports, the poor pup had walked into someone’s backyard seeking help. Thankfully, the homeowner contacted the rescue center and Annie was soon on her way to receiving the care she desperately needed. Without their intervention, it’s possible that Annie wouldn’t have made it.
Upon initial observation, the rescuers assumed that the poor dog had been drenched with motor oil. However, upon closer inspection, it was discovered that the substance was actually dried blood. This was due to the fact that the pup had been relentlessly bitten by fleas, leaving its body covered in blood. As a result of the hot weather, the dog was also dehydrated and anemic from blood loss. The dog was extremely weak, emaciated, and could barely stand on its own. Despite the dire circumstances, the rescuers were determined to help in any way they could.
According to Facebook, this adorable furry pup has been given the name Annie McHound. However, the group noticed that she was covered in fleas and needed an immediate bath. Fortunately, they were present to lend a helping hand.