Beagle Looking For New Home After Being Left At Floyd County Dump Partially Paralyzed


COUNTY IS RECOVERING
AFTER WHAT WAS
LIKELY A VERY ROUGH
START IN LIFE. RESCUERS BELIEVE SHE
WAS USED FOR LAB
TESTING BEFORE BEING
LEFT IN A COUNTY
DUMP PARTIALLY
PARALYZED. LEX 18’S KATHERINE
COLLINS TELLS US HOW
AN ORGANIZATION IS
NOW MAKING SURE SHE
GETS THE CARE SHE
NEEDS, AND HOPEFULLY A FUREVER HOME.

RESCUERS AREN’T
EXACTLY SURE WHAT
DIXIE ROSE HAS BEEN
THROUGH. THE TATTOO IS
USUALLY IN THE EAR
BUT CANDICE THEIS
WITH THE RESCUE
FREEDOM PROJECT SAYS
THIS MARKING IN HER EAR MEANS SHE WAS
LIKELY TESTED ON IN A
LAB. I MEAN LOOK AT HER,
JUST…IT TEARS ME UP
TO THINK ABOUT IT. IT
NEVER GETS EASY
SHE SAYS DIXIE WAS
FOUND IN A DUMP IN FLOYD COUNTY, HER
BACK LEGS PARALYZED. IT’S HEARTWRENCHING
BECAUSE THERE ARE
WAYS AROUND THIS. YOU DON’T HAVE TO
DUMP THEM. WE HAVE
SHELTERS OUT THERE
IN PLACE FOR THIS
NOW DIXIE HAS A LONG
ROAD AHEAD OF HER. SHE’LL NEED SURGERY
AND REHAB. BUT
THERE’S A CHANCE SHE
CAN RUN AGAIN. THERE’S HIGH HOPE
THERE THAT SHE WILL
BUT IT’S GOING TO
TAKE SOME TIME
TODAY THEIS DROPPED
HER OFF WITH HER NEW FOSTER PARENTS IN
LEXINGTON SO SHE CAN
BEGIN THE HEALING
PROCESS. WE’RE GOING TO LET
HER REST AND EAT AND
GAIN BACK HER
STRENGTH
BUT DIXIE WILL NEED A
PERMANENT HOME AND HER MEDICAL
TREATMENT WILL BE
PRICEY. THEIS SAYS
ANYONE WILLING TO
HELP CAN FIND OUT
HOW AT RESCUE FREEDOM PROJECT DOT
ORG. YOU CAN EVEN APPLY
TO ADOPT HER WHICH
WOULD BE GREAT TO
KEEP HER IN KENTUCKY
SINCE SHE’S A
KENTUCKY GAL WHAT’S MOST AMAZING
TO THEIS…DIXIE’S TAIL
STILL WAGS. SHE’S HAPPY EVEN WITH
NOT BEING ABLE TO
RUN FULL SPEED AS A
BEAGLE. COVERING THE NEWS IN
LEXINGTON, KATHERINE
COLLINS, LEX 18 NEWS.

KYLEN:
THE WEBSITE TO HELP
WITH DIXIE’S RECOVERY
AND OTHER ANIMALS IN HER SITUATION WILL BE
LINKED UNDER THIS
STORY ON OUR
WEBSITE LEX 18.COM.

KY

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