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Dog Who Survived on Rocks and Twigs Getting Back to Health



Starving dog ‘Alex’ is rescued by animal lovers Dog who survived on rocks and twigs getting back to health Alex was picked up by an animal control center on the streets of New Orleans VIDEO SHOWS Starving dog ‘Alex’ is rescued by animal lovers Dog
He would have been euthanized if someone didn’t claim him
The Southern Animal Foundation, a no-kill rescue organization, decided to take Alex in
X-rays showed chewed twigs and rocks in his stomach
He has been placed on a prescription diet to gain weight
Once healthy again he will be given to a good home

His rescuers described him as terrified, emaciated, severely neglected and clinging to life.
Video: Dog Who Survived on Rocks and Twigs Getting Back to Health
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Dog Who Survived on Rocks and Twigs Getting Back to Health
Dog Who Survived on Rocks and Twigs Getting Back to Health
But Alex – a heartbreakingly-malnourished dog who was found wandering the streets of New Orleans, surviving off nothing but rocks and twigs – never stopped being a kind, lovely animal.
Starving dog ‘Alex’ is rescued by animal lovers
Starving dog ‘Alex’ is rescued by animal lovers
Starving dog ‘Alex’ is rescued by animal lovers
‘He was still so nice and sweet and forgiving despite, obviously, the neglect he has suffered for some time,’ said Deanna Theis, the assistant director of the Southern Animal Foundation, a no-kill rescue organization.

Theis saw a picture of Alex appear on a website for a local animal control center, and realized he would be euthanized unless someone like her went to save him.
Dog Who Survived on Rocks and Twigs Getting Back to Health

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