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Our biggest need is a foster home for her to recover in. She will need sponsorship funds for treatment. Minimum she will need extensive blood work to find out what is wrong. Best case scenario she has Valley Fever or Tick Fever. Both are treatable. HELP!

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Michelle S (462)
Friday September 7, 2012, 10:17 pm
Questions about this dog can be directed to the rescue organization at:

From the article:

"One 2-year-old dog housed at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control in Phoenix, Ariz., is little more than skin and bones.

Long gone are any signs of healthy fat to round out her young body. In its stead are protruding bones and a sunken skull.

Despite her frail body, she is friendly and hopeful for the kind touch of a hand.

A volunteer with a local rescue organization spent a bit of time with this emaciated dog and shared the following:

'She is so sad and weak. The flies were all over her and at first I was worried she had crossed over the bridge. When she held her head up and looked at me I almost started to cry. I got a can of soft food and as she ate it she wagged her tail.'

There is hope for this pitiful girl - a rescue organization is willing to pull her from this facility and get her into a veterinarian, but they are in need of help.

Kelly Ferreira, President of Medical Animals in Need, advised:

'Our biggest need is a foster home for her to recover in. She will need sponsorship funds for treatment. Minimum she will needs extensive bloodwork to find out what is wrong. Best case scenario she has Valley Fever or Tick Fever. Both treatable in the long term and could be responsible for her emaciation.'

This rescue organization means hope for a dog who has nothing.

You can help - please share this dog's story. Hopefully, with networking, it will reach someone who is able to provide a much needed foster home.

Donations for this dog's veterinary needs can be made via this link to Medical Animals in Need.

Saving those who need it the most takes a village of compassionate people who are willing to band together. Right now, this dog has nothing - and no one.

You can change that by reaching out to network, donate and lend her your loving hand.

Questions about this dog can be directed to the rescue organization at:"


Kelly R (303)
Friday September 7, 2012, 10:19 pm
shared in my groups

irene davis (74)
Friday September 7, 2012, 10:54 pm
Praying for a miracle.


Laura H (964)
Friday September 7, 2012, 11:29 pm
Jessie is at the vets now; she needs donations and prayers-PLEASE SHARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Laura H (964)
Friday September 7, 2012, 11:32 pm
I will keep Jessie in my thoughts and prayers...

I have a good friend who lives in that area; I am going to share Jessie's info with him. He may know someone who can foster Jessie while she recovers.

Shirley S (187)
Friday September 7, 2012, 11:42 pm

Vallee R (280)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 6:28 am
Noted and shared - thanks Michelle!

federico b (46)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 6:31 am
notato e condiviso

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:38 am
Sorry I got to this so late Michelle. Good thing my brother is here though, he just donated to this sweet angels plight !!
I swear I will never understand why or how humans can be so cruel. Who ever did this horrible act of torture tto this angel will get thiers, this I promise you.

Sue McGuey (106)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 10:07 am
Noted!~ Posted to Facebook!~

Yvonne F (180)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 10:34 am
How on earth can a dog end up so starved? Poor litttle one! i do hope there is someone in the US that can take care of this little one! Thanks for posting this!

Liz NO FWDS Gillard (66)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 11:19 am
Noted and happy to help dear Jessie,monthly donation made for 12 months.I am praying she will find a foster home and that she will be healthy and happy very soon and to know love,comfort and kindness.You are in my heart and prayers sweet little Jessie as you have been through so much.HOW cruel humans can be!!!!!!!! Thank you dear Michelle for your caring heart.Liz Xx

Ellen m (215)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 11:45 am
all i can do is say a prayer and share..i even spent my cable money in donations since my check..i may be using my android again for another month or two- lol...
But we will do our best for Jessie.... thanks again Michelle

Ruth C (87)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 12:15 pm
Please lets help out all we can, we are the voices of the voiceless.

Laura H (964)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 2:26 pm
Any news?
Still hoping and praying.

Marie W (67)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:03 pm
Donated. Prayers.

Christine S (134)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 9:16 pm
Poor dog. I hope she can recover.

Giana Peranio-paz (400)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 11:27 pm
Poor dog. The photos are so sad! Thanks to all that donated and will assist.

James Merit (144)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 1:23 am
Shared, Prayers!!

Veronique L (209)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 1:30 am
Poor breaks my heart!

Penelope Ryan (178)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 9:12 am
Wish I had money, I would open a shelter and provide vet care for all those in need.....So heartbreaking.

Laura H (964)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 9:19 am
Does anyone have an update?! I can't find one!

June M (140)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 9:35 am
This girl WAS pulled from the shelter Covered in ticks and terribly anemic. She has rec'd a blood transfusion - fingers crossed for her full recovery.
this was posted on Penny Eims of the story

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 12:54 pm
Noted! C'mon you AZ folk' we can get this done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

paula eaton (30)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 1:32 pm
Any possible forever home prospects?

Maria S (95)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 2:41 pm
Noted. I could hardly look at those pictures. How cruel some people are. If they can't care for a pet then don't take it in the first place.Hope they get a really loving family. Thanks Michelle.

iveta NoFwdsPls cer (47)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 2:57 pm
Poor dog i hope she will be ok ! This picture makes me cry!! Good luck

Nancy C (806)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 10:44 pm
Precious one. I wish her a warm and gentle home and recovery.

Monday September 10, 2012, 1:24 pm
Praying for her, she just looks so unhappy. No animal deserves this, all they ask is to be loved & feed, and what you get back in return is a thousand times more than what you give. Thanks Michelle

Laura H (964)
Monday September 10, 2012, 9:20 pm
Does anyone have an update on how Jessie is doing?!

Debbie Crowe (87)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 6:02 am
We are praying for you, Jessie. Just hang in there!!!

christine s (347)
Tuesday September 18, 2012, 2:24 pm
Poor soul ,thinking pink around her and gold of course.

federico b (46)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 5:16 am
Notato e condiviso.
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