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...

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 for a volunteer to move an injured dog to a vet clinic. Animal lover Fran Alexay Rizzo answered this decision.decision.

Legend was rescued after two women out for a walk heard a commotion at a home. They visited the investigation and saw two bulldogs attacked the dog. They were tearing him to shreds so, animal control was called and then the three dogs were taken to Greenville County Animal Care. When Alexay saw Legend for the first time, 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 these wounds are very careful about the trauma to his body. 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 giving surgery, given fluids and placed on a feeding tube. He began to recover.recover. His wounds swelled up a couple of days later. But he slowly he got better and better. TogetherAs his medical expenses became higher and higher, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC began to help pay for his medical expenses. 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 was swaying all the time, and he didn't like to kiss Fran in a bath.

“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 said she cares about keeping the legend for one day, because the two are very close. But she knows she can’t still foster other dogs for Greenville County Animal Care, who desperately need fosters.

She hopes that more people can strengthen and help cultivate the Greenville County Animal Protection Organization, because they really need help.assistance.

InAt the same time, Fran and Rescue Dogs Rock NYC decided to find the easiest home for Legend.

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  • Anonymous June 19, 2022 at 10:12 PM

    Hulya I and Bella the Coton de Tulear my service dog loves the story about Legend. It is a sad thing that Legend lost both of his ears but he still seems to be happy.Hulya I and Bella the Coton de Tulear my service dog 🐕‍🦺 loves Legend.

    • Anonymous August 16, 2022 at 9:25 AM

      Please be kind and I pray someone will step up to adopt legend Take care of these precious creatures they feel pain just exactly as we do .

      • Anonymous August 14, 2023 at 4:57 PM

        Why isn't there adoption information here and the story ends abruptly. My family is interested in adopting him.

      • Anonymous August 16, 2022 at 9:28 AM

        We cannot continue to just let this happen ,such cruelty ,it has to stop .Owners are not being responsible for their dogs .Report any issues around your neighborhood to city officials .

        • Anonymous September 4, 2022 at 10:58 AM

          I pray he finds a loving home SOON & NOT LATER

          • Anonymous September 4, 2022 at 10:59 AM

            I'll pray he finds a loving home SOON & NOT LATER !

            • Anonymous August 14, 2023 at 5:07 PM

              How does one adopt Legend?

              • Anonymous September 29, 2023 at 12:06 PM

                Has Legend been adopted YET?????


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