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Dog recovering after rescue from alleged abuse

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Another case of animal cruelty comes to the  ArLaTex.  A lab-shepherd mix, now being called, "Coupe," is now under the car of Texas Star Rescue.

He's being treated for a six inch deep gaping cut to his neck.  Volunteers say he was rescued from south Louisiana.
    
A veterinarian says it appears he was chained up and was trying to escape from being attacked-- because of bite marks on his hind legs. The vet says it seems that he kept fighting until he finally got loose from his collar and got cut.

He was found under some steps on a construction site. Despite his wounds, he's still managing to get around. Seeing any animal this way is hard for organizers. "Sometimes we see so much stuff like this you get to where it doesn't bother you but every once in awhile you see something like this and it's hard, " said Lori Morgan.

Organizers say he's named Coupe after the French word for "cut." He had surgery today and is expected to make a full recovery.


Click here  for more information about Texas Star Rescue.

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