Officer who rescued abused puppy will adopt it

Officer adopts puppy rescued from abusive home

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — An officer who rescued an abused puppy from a backyard will be adopting it.

Hemi, a 6-month-old puppy, was found emaciated, dehydrated and barely able to walk, WKBW reported. He and another dog were seized after an anonymous caller reported the abuse.

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“It’s heartbreaking to think that Hemi is just a baby and this terrible treatment is all he knows, but we assure you that his life will be better from here on out,” the Niagara County SPCA said in a release.

This is 6-month-old Hemi. Hemi’s story is not a good one. Yesterday he was seized from a home after an anonymous caller...

Posted by Niagara County SPCA on Monday, November 30, 2020

Hemi’s back leg was swollen and bruised to the point where an officer had to carry him. The other dog could not put pressure on its leg.

Hemi the puppy who was rescued from animal cruelty yesterday is in good hands with us now. ❤️ https://www.gofundme.com/f/abused-puppy-needs-our-help

Posted by Niagara County SPCA on Monday, November 30, 2020

The animal shelter started a crowd-source funding account to help pay for Hemi’s medical costs. He is expected to make a full recovery.

An officer who rescued an abused puppy from a backyard will be adopting it.
An officer who rescued an abused puppy from a backyard will be adopting it. (Niagara County SPCA/Niagara County SPCA)