MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A local rescue dog is now walking on three legs after an animal organization says he spent years with a painful injury from a shooting.
Sunny is a 7-year-old Chow Chow-Golden Retriever mix with Pet Haven in Minneapolis. His foster mother says he was injured in a shooting several years ago and recently received surgery to amputate one of his front legs.READ MORE: Pope Francis Asks For, Accepts MN Bishop Michael Hoeppner’s Resignation Following Sex Abuse Investigation
According to a Facebook post from the organization, Sunny quickly caught on to the concept of walking on three legs, and has even attempted going up and down stairs.READ MORE: 40 Arrested In The Twin Cities After 2nd Night Of Daunte Wright Protests
In a press release, Pet Haven says Sunny’s life has never been easy. When the rescue group first took him in, he tested positive for heartworms and had to have all of his teeth pulled from constantly chewing rocks due to hunger.MORE NEWS: Daunte Wright Killing: How Does An Officer Confuse Their Taser For A Gun?
If you would like to adopt Sunny, or want to find other available pets, visit Pet Haven’s website.