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Burn victim recovering at Wisconsin Humane Society

Dog found with deep red burn wounds on body
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Posted at 9:17 AM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 10:18:07-04
MILWAUKEE – An injured dog removed from a boarded and vacant house in Milwaukee is now recovering at the Wisconsin Humane Society after suffering from being burned.
 
The Wisconsin Humane Society says he was found with deep red burn wounds all over his body.
“Humphrey” was transferred from the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission (MADACC) to the Wisconsin Humane Society, where he continues to receive medical treatment. Upon intake, WHS staff marveled at how happy he was to get the attention, and what a perfect patient he was.
 
“We don’t know what happened to Humphrey – whether it was intentional or an accident – but the huge raw wounds had to have been excruciating to endure,” said Angela Speed, vice president of communications at WHS. “Humphrey has stolen our hearts and is making slow but steady progress.”
WHS treats more than 2,000 animals every year for special medical or behavioral needs, and doesn’t receive government funding for this work. They are currently soliciting for donations to help cover Humphrey’s medical expenses.  To make a donation, visit wihumane.org or call 414-431-6270.
 
After his recovery is complete, Humphrey will be put up for adoption. No holds are being taken for him, but you can keep an eye on the dog adoption page, which is updated in real time.
 
Click here to see available animals.
 
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