Slowly, Vlad, as he was later named, hoped on three legs toward the rescuers. He was overjoyed to have someone come to his rescue. After covering his rescuer in sloppy kisses, he was loaded into the car and brought to a vet to examine his leg.
“He was so hungry that he desperately grabbed a box of tissues we had in the car and tried to eat them.”
An X-ray revealed that the injured leg had two fractured bones. The vet estimated that has happened at least a week prior and likely from being hit by a car. The poor dog was suffering on his own without any food, shelter or medical care for over seven days.
Even though all the pain, the sweet pup was still wagging his tail and seeking affection from people. Vlad underwent surgery to repair the fractures, which included metal plates inserted in his front leg. Fueled with pain medications, antibiotics and love, Vlad starting the recovery process. Watch his transformation at the video bottom…