Dog Recovering at Local Shelter

Another dog was received at the Limestone Co. animal shelter in Athens, to be rehabilitated back to their regular size.

Posted: May. 13, 2019 6:47 PM
Updated: May. 13, 2019 6:47 PM

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dogs like leo back to good health. priscilla blenkinsopp, director of animal shelter "we see it too often. we probably see one a week. they're pitiful." priscilla blenkinsopp is the director of the athens- limestone animal shelter, and says she's seen it all. but one thing she's tired of seeing is dogs so skinny, they look more like walking skeletons. take leo for example. priscilla blenkinsopp, director of animal shelter "of course, as employees, we all want to take them home with us and fatten them up." but there's a process the shelter must go through. priscilla blenkinsopp, director of animal shelter "the dogs are sad because they're in so much pain. we start the treatment as soon as we can. we get them to the vet first thing. get their weight and he checks them to see what's going on and why they're so thin, and we go from there." emaciated dogs like leo are closely monitored. blenkinsopp says it can take a while to get them back to their normal size. priscilla blenkinsopp, director of animal shelter "small increments of food, three or four times a day. they can't eat a lot at once." blenkinsopp wants to remind the community that
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