One Tail at a Time nurses dog Sugar Snap back to health, now living with foster family

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Rescued dog leaves hospital after 20 days, living with foster family
Sugar Snap, once starved and dehydrated, is now walking on his own!

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago animal rescue One Tail at a Time said Sugar Snap is doing much better!

Last month, the rescue received a call about a very thin, starving dog brought into Chicago Animal Care and Control in need of emergency care. He was found in a field.

The pup, who they named Sugar Snap, is believed to be 3 to 5 years old, and weighed only 19 lbs. when he should've weighed closer to 50 lbs.

When he was found, Sugar Snap was extremely dehydrated, cold and couldn't stand on his own.

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"We named him Sugar Snap because he's just the sweetest little string bean," the group wrote on Facebook. "He deserves the best chance we have, so that's what he'll get."

On Wednesday, One Tail at a Time said Sugar Snap left the hospital after a 20 day stay.

The rescue provided video showing the pup walking through the veterinary hospital as staff clapped and cheered.

Sugar Snap went home with an emergency room veterinarian as a foster.

One Tail at a Time was raising $6,000 to cover the cost of Sugar Snap's medical care.

Click here to donate to Sugar Snap's medical treatment.

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