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Dog repeatedly attacked and then shot in Arkansas
5 years ago
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Jingles, a border collie, was adopted from a Clarksville, Ark. shelter years ago.

Unfortunately, life post-adoption was far from good for the sweet-natured dog, In fact, Jingles' new family had other dogs who regularly attacked him.

Jingles, being a submissive boy, never defended himself from those dogs and his body today reflects the wounds and scars from the repeated, violent encounters.


Life continued to deteriorate for Jingles when his family committed the ultimate betrayal. After years of allowing their dog to be injured by the other dogs, they decided that he was no longer worth having at all.

Jingles was not dumped on a rural road or turned over to a shelter, instead, someone in the family shot him, with the intent to kill.


Jingles did not die, but his leg was injured badly enough that he will need to have it amputated.

Thankfully, things are about to get better for this down-trodden dog. Jingles is arriving to Rocky Ridge Refuge and he will be treated by All Creatures Veterinary this week.

Following the amputation of his leg, Jingles will return to the rescue sanctuary to recuperate.

For perhaps the first time in his life, Jingles will be loved unconditionally.

Anyone hoping to help with Jingles veterinary expenses can do so by donating directly to the veterinary clinic at this link, or to Rocky Ridge Refuge at this link.

Calendars supporting the rescue organization can also be purchased here.

Follow Jingles' recovery here.


Note: According to Janice Wolf at Rocky Ridge Refuge, it is legal to shoot your own dog in Arkansas. There will be no charges brought against the people who did this to Jingles.


5 years ago

You poor poor dog - my heart absolutely breaks for you. I so wish you could come and live with me - you would never know an unkind word, a beating or a shout, but you would have an abundance of love, compassion and kindness and I hope that the person that takes you gives you just that. And....... I hope your wicked owners die in some horrendous way - they did not deserve you my precious.

5 years ago

you poor baby, to be rated in such a horrific way. the people who adopted you don't deserve an angel like you. you got away, that is good, what they did to you is unforgivable. the best scenario would be for the other dogs to attack and rip apart the owners. that would be just rewards. signed.

5 years ago

Arkansas , yes , you may kill not only your own dog but all dogs if you have a 'good' story.

I hope your live will be better from now on Jingles.

5 years ago

Dear Lenicka , Thank-You so much for this post about "Jingles". . Love N' Prayers sent : ...

5 years ago

Sorry :0 I meant June )))) must have had a "senior moment" giggle...

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