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(Toledo News Now) -
was found wandering the streets just days before Thanksgiving. He was covered
in fleas and had skin infections, but now he has made a nearly-full recovery.
was very severely emaciated," said Nora Solomon, Sarge's foster mother. "You
could see all of his bones, all of his hips and everything was just jutting out
of his body."
at him now, it's hard to tell what he has been through. He is a playful, kind,
young German Shepherd. But he's still on his way to a full recovery.
out that he's only four years old and he has very severely arthritic hips,"
Solomon said. "So really the only way he can go about leading a really normal
life is to have hip replacement surgery."
being found wandering the streets of Walbridge by himself, Sarge was taken in
by Solomon, and 4 Paws Sake, a non-profit rescue shelter, has been helping him
tried to take him off the pain medicine to try to gauge where his pain was,"
Solomon said. "He was very tired and he didn't run and play and jump. He just
kind of acted like a really old dog, and he's not."
has an upcoming evaluation next Wednesday. If everything checks out, he will go
into surgery on Thursday. But the hip replacement costs $4,600-5,000 and Sarge
will be a fundraiser for him at Yark Subaru on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5
p.m. The dealership on Central Avenue is inviting the community to get free,
engraved pet tags for their pets. Donations will be accepted. In addition, for
any vehicle sold there that day, Yark will donate $100 to the Sarge fund.
you can't make it to Yark Saturday, you can donate to the cause here. Sarge will be up for adoption after
he has recovered.