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Dog thrown from highway will get needed surgery

A dog at Indy Humane (file photo)
Posted at 9:38 AM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 14:20:27-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Good news. The Humane Society of Indianapolis has raised the money it needs for a dog that was thrown over a highway overpass.

The Humane Society posted to its Facebook page that Maybelline was found after a Good Samaritan saw what happened to her and reported it. The dog has a torn ligament in her hind leg.

The post reads, in part: 

It is currently difficult for Maybelline to move or stand without pain, which is heartbreaking. She is still so young, and we want to do everything we can to ensure she has a long, happy life. That is why we have coordinated with a local orthopedic veterinarian to perform the necessary specialized surgery, which is quite complex.

The Humane Society was trying to raise $3,500 for the dog's surgery. 

Read the full post here:

Attention, friends: We have an urgent medical sponsorship request for Maybelline, a recent transfer from our friends at...

Posted by Humane Society of Indianapolis on Friday, February 19, 2016

As of Friday afternoon, nearly $1,000 had been raised for Maybelline.

But by Tuesday, they had raised $4,425 for Maybelline's care.

We have wonderful news! Thanks to our generous supporters, we have raised $4,425 for Maybelline! That means we have...

Posted by Humane Society of Indianapolis on Tuesday, February 23, 2016


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