A Dog, Sawyer, With Broken Legs is Ready to be Adopted

sawyer


According to Wane….

A dog that is still part of an open cruelty investigation is now ready to be adopted. 18-month-old Sawyer, a Yorkshire Terrier mix, was turned over to Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control on January 4 with two broken legs. Officials said Sawyer’s injuries did not appear to be consistent with being hit by a vehicle as the animal had no abrasions or scrapes. The bones in both legs were both cleanly broken.

An investigation into the injuries is still ongoing.  The Yorkie was placed into a private foster home until he was ready to be adopted.  Starting today, adoption profiles will be accepted for the dog. FWACC said a lottery system will be used to select an adoption candidate, who will be given an opportunity to meet Sawyer on Tuesday between noon and 5 p.m.

The shelter will select two alternates in the event that the first candidate declines the adoption. Only the family whose name is drawn from the lottery will be able to interact with Sawyer, due to the high number of people who have expressed interest in adopting the dog.

Good luck to the applicants and more importantly, good luck to Sawyer.  We’re so glad to see you are recovering!  We also hope that this investigation leads to some sort of justice in the matter.   If the dog was not in fact hit by a car then the guilty party or parties are out there somewhere and clearly deserve to be punished.

 



Add Comment

K9 Cop Can’t Stop Kissing his Partner and It’s Adorable
Dog is Abandoned At Gas Station But Gets A Full Time Job
Dog Missing Fur Loves to Borrow his Favorite Cat’s Bed
Bus Driver lets Stray Dog Ride Along During Storm
Charlie The Chihuahua Mix: Could He Be Any Cuter?
10 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas For Dogs
20 Dogs So Tiny These Pictures Almost Look Fake
Awesome Pictures of Dogs Who Look Really Excited
Tiny The Applehead Chihuahua is So Playful and Cute
5 Reasons We Love The French Bulldog Rescue Network
Beagle Dachshund Mix: Five Things You Didn’t Know
The English Goldendoodle: 5 Things You Didn’t Know
Man Paints Beautiful Portrait of Unwanted Dog
Pit Bull Teton’s Adorable Photobooth Shots Find Him A Forever Home
A Dog In A Shelter For Ten Years Get A Happy Ending
No Preview
Let’s Help Hans the Foster Dog Find a New Home
How to Spoil Your Dogs on a Budget
Weimaraner Dog Breed: Five Things to Avoid
Cocker Spaniel Puppies: 5 Tips for Better Care
American Bulldog Puppies: 5 Tips for Taking Care of Them The Right Way
No Preview
The Real Reason Your Dog is So Much Happier Than You
Couple Abandons Dog At the Vet
Video of Homeless Dog Carrying Around His Food Bowl Is Heartbreaking
Hilarious Dog Fetches His Own Brother and It’s Funny
Pit Bull Puppy Left For Dead On Train Tracks Becomes Therapy Dog With New Prosthetic Foot
No Preview
New Bill Might Make it Illegal for Landlords to Discriminate Against Renter’s Dogs
No Preview
Man Climbs Up Wall of 13-Story Building to Save Dog’s Life
No Preview
Suspect in Blue Pit Bull Dog Fighting Ring is Tortured and Beat Up