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Dog Who Had His Ears Ripped Off Just Wants to Cuddle and Find a Forever Home

Legend’s hearing is fine but his ears are gone and he’s covered in scars...

 After a dog was brutally attacked by two other dogs, Greenville County Animal Care put out an urgent involve a volunteer to move an injured dog to a vet clinic. Animal lover Fran Alexay Rizzo answered the decision .

Legend was rescued after two women out for a walk heard a commotion at a home. They visited investigate and saw two Pit bulls attacking the dog. They were tearing him to shreds so animal control was called and therefore the three dogs were taken to Greenville County Animal Care.

When Alexay first saw Legend he was covered with blood and bite marks. His left ear had been ripped off and his right ear was hanging off a thread and he had bite marks everywhere his body.

“You could see all the puncture wounds from his shoulders forward,” Rizzo told The Greenville News. “A couple wounds were deep where blood was beginning when he moved.”

“The ER vet wasn't sure if he was getting to make it,” she said. “Nothing was visibly broken. But the trauma to his body from of these wounds was with great care great. And there’s only such a lot a touch body can sustain.”

But Legend may be a fighter and he made it through his first night. Over several days he was give surgery, given fluids and placed on a feeding tube. And he began to recover .

His wounds swelled up a couple of days later. But he slowly he got better and better. together with his medical bills mounting, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC progressed to assist pay his medical bills. Jackie O’Sullivan, co-founder of the group, said: “We’re thrilled with the result and glad he’s alive. It’s a miraculous story and he’s touched tons of individuals .”

Legend’s hearing is ok but his ears are gone and he’s covered in scars. But he's nothing but happy. His tail is consistently wagging and he loves nothing quite showering Fran with kisses.

“If you judge a book by its cover, you would possibly miss out on a tremendous story,” Fran said of Legend. “He’s the sweetest thing I’ve ever fostered in my life,” she gushes. “He constantly wants hugs and kisses.”

Fran says she cares keeping Legend a day , because the 2 have bonded so closely. But she knows she can’t still foster other dogs for Greenville County Animal Care, who desperately need fosters.

She hopes that more people will intensify and help foster for Greenville County Animal Care because they actually need the assistance .

In the meantime, Fran and Rescue Dogs Rock NYC is decided to seek out Legend the simplest home possible for him.