Despite their loyal attitude, some dogs are unfortunate as they experience cruelty at the hands of their owners. Max, a two-year-old Rottweiler and Labrador mix, is no stranger to this.
Just recently, the pooch was subjected to unthinkable cruelty. His former owners took him out of their house and shot the dog twice with a shotgun. None of the shots were fatal, but the previous heartless owner of the dog left Max to die.
Good thing, there was a stranger who passed by outside the house of Max and noticed the pooch. During this time, the dog was already tied on the fence and still looking in pain. The stranger pitied the situation of the dog and called the Humane Society to report the incident.
Two officers of the Humane Society of Jackson County responded to the report. Deputy Sheriff Alan Hughes and Humane Officer Teresa Hagger went to the place where Max was. They saw that the dog was struggling from afar, so they hastened their rescue.
Max seemed to know that he was going to be rescued because he was not aloof with the two officers. Instead, he just let the two officers untangled from where he was tied. The two officers immediately brought the pooch to the animal care to be treated.
Once the dog was already free from any harm, the two officers brought Max to an animal care unit and renamed him to Fisher. The reason for the rename is for the dog not to be traced by his former owners.
Fisher is still recovering from the injuries and trauma he incurred from the incident. He temporarily lives in Jackson County Animal Shelter, where from time to time, he receives visitors. As soon as the dog recuperates physical and mentally, the shelter will put the dog on their adoption list.
Update on Fisher he has a lot of swelling in his jaws and neck. But making slow progress. He is being a good boy and…
Credits to Jackson County Animal Shelter.