31 Jul '15, 11pm

Homeless Dog With Gigantic Tumor Rescued From Manhattan Streets

Homeless Dog With Gigantic Tumor Rescued From Manhattan Streets

It took a few weeks, but the same group that rescued a feral dog named Charlie/Ricky from New York’s Highbridge Park this past February, has saved a female dog discovered with a tumor the size of a soccer ball. They call the dog Dominga. She has been spotted in the park for the last twelve years, so she is considered to be at least that old. Sometime this past March a Bronx school teacher spotted Dominga and the large tumor hanging from her hind leg. After contacting a number of rescue groups, only one — Almost Home Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc. — responded. Linda, the founder, with the help of Yuliya Avezbakiyeva (who helped rescue Charlie/Ricky) were able to get a leash around Dominga’s neck. A GoFundMe page was set up to help cover the veterinary cost of the surgery, and Dominga underwent the lengthy procedure. Unforeseen complications occurred and Dominga was in a c...

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