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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Dog Rescued from Dog Fighting, Exhausted, Falls Asleep and Snores in Caregiver's Arms

Guardians of Rescue saves dogs every day from horrific lives where they are tethered in the cold, hoarded, or forced to fight.  One of their newest charges, Fudge, was found wandering in someone’s yard.  While he was being treated at the veterinarian for bite wounds, he became so relaxed that he began snoring in his caretaker’s arms!

Fudge is seen wearing a muzzle because he was in so much pain that rescuers worried that he might bite out of fear and pain.  But he was a very good boy.

This post comes from Guardians of Rescue:

Dog fighting is real. It happens all over the world and here in beautiful Suffolk County, NY we are NOT immune to that.
We have named our newest rescue Fudge. His personality is too sweet.

Fudge’s body is dotted a hundred times over in old scars and new puncture wounds. He has clearly been used for fighting or as a bait dog. His life has only been filled with pain. Today that changes.

We are so thankful we received this call. Instead of ignoring the furry heap that laid in her yard, a concerned citizen called us. Because of that, Fudge’s life has been saved.

He has a long road to recovery ahead of him. Each of his legs have been shredded and left untreated resulting in infection and pain. He has a bite wound straight through his lip. His adrenaline has worn out and Fudge has melted into the sweetest, calmest little patient any vet would hope for. Fudge is giving up his life of fighting and is so grateful to his rescuers for this new chance. He’s a good boy. The simplest of things.

Fudge needs a foster home that can treat his wounds. He is being monitored by a vet for now but will need calm and understanding as he heals from his horrific life.

Thank you Bed and Biscuit for always stepping up to offer our rescued dogs a safe and loving place to lay their head at night.

If you are on Long Island and can foster this sweet boy, you can become a hero today. Step up for Fudge to prove to him that his only remaining fight in life is for a spot on the couch.

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Website: Guardians of Rescue

This is no doubt Fudge's first peaceful nights sleep. He is on a bed surrounded by people who already love him. 

This is why we do it. So we can take these animals with such broken spirits and restore them to how they should be.
Sweet dreams Fudge. You deserve it.

Here's our boy Fudge showing how truly forgiving this amazing breed is. He is sitting next to Oliver, his foster brother. Fudge had a great first night in the home and snored loudly in bed with his new humans. 

These dogs don't want to fight and Fudge is proof of that!
Way to go buddy!


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