Dog Survives Truck, Ready for Adoption
ATLANTA – A dog that was nearly killed after being dragged down a highway while tied to a truck is ready to be adopted.
His survival can be described only as amazing - and what's more, the dog now has a long list of people ready to love him.
On July 24th, the one year-old pup was seen as he was dragged down the highway – his leash tied to the back bumper. No one knows how we managed to get free - but he did, and as of Monday, he'll head home with a new companion.
He's been renamed Sparky – and although his original name is not know, the new one was given for his positive attitude and energy while in recovery.
And there was a lot of recovery – he lost nails, the pads of his feet and patch of skin so big it couldn't be sutured shut. But through it all, the little dog persevered – his caretakers say he showed incredible tolerance for the suffering he endured.
It's too late to get on the list to adopt Sparky – but the 20 applicants will meet the dog - and shelter employees will determine who's the best human to care for him.
The driver that is responsible for Sparky's injuries has not been found – despite a $10,000 reward.
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