Dog of the Week: Pup Found With a Bullet in Her Side Looking for Loving Family

Pup Found With a Bullet in Her Side Looking for Loving Family

Daisy {Courtesy of Broward Animal Care}

By Agrippina Fadel

No one knows exactly what happened to Daisy, a loveable three-year-old pooch found in Fort Lauderdale. When she arrived at the Broward County shelter, the vets found a bullet in her side.

According to Broward County Animal Care, in late June, the shelter’s veterinary staff performed a routine examination every new dog receives when they noticed something unusual. An x-ray showed the bullet underneath Daisy’s skin. Thankfully, no major damage had occurred, but the bullet had been in place for a few months, and an abscess had formed around it.

Daisy’s X-ray {Courtesy of Broward Animal Care}

After only a few weeks in the shelter’s care, Daisy had recovered and is now a happy and healthy dog. Despite the violence she experienced, she is a wonderful and loving pup, ready to meet her forever family, says shelter staff.

To adopt Daisy (A2198841), foster, or take a dog out for lunch, email the shelter at foster@broward.org. To schedule a meet-and-greet appointment and learn more about adoptable pets, email ACADadoptions@broward.org.

The Adoption Center at Broward County Animal Care is located at 2400 SW 42 Street, Fort Lauderdale, and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Adoptions are free and include spaying/neutering, vaccinations, a microchip, and a Broward County pet license tag.

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Agrippina Fadel
Agrippina Fadel
Agrippina Fadel grew up in Siberia and received her master's in journalism from Tyumen State University. Agrippina is also a writer and editor at Draftsy.net. She has been a US resident for over ten years and speaks English and Russian.