Abandoned & Hit By A Car At 8 Months Old
The young Shar-pei mix was brought to the shelter in terrible shape. She had been hit by a car, and an X-ray revealed a fracture in her vertebra, which explains why she can't use her back legs. Still, her playful energy shines through.
Willow will need surgery
Pets Need To Be Saved From Domestic Violence, Too
Victims of domestic violence desperately need to get out of abusive homes and into safe shelters. But nearly 50% of women with pets delay leaving because they fear for their pets. Very few shelters accommodate animals, so these women face a horrifying choice: remain trapped in an abusive relationship, or leave their pets behind and in danger.
71% of women entering safe shelters report that their partner threatened, injured, or killed the family pet.You Can Save Lives »