Poor Dog Lived Tied To A Chain So Short She Choked Each Time She Sat Down. Luckily, Her Heroes Were Just In Time

Date January 15, 2019

Just when you think you have seen everything, there will always be something worse. This is how the story of Cala, a dog that was rescued by a shelter in Costa Rica, became a revelation for everybody who witnessed it.

Cala was tied to such a short chain that if she needed to sit down, she had to hang on herself, enduring great pain. In addition, she hardly ever saw food and water. Unfortunately, this isn’t the worst part of the story, considering that the dog spent more than 6 months in such conditions.

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Neighbors soon found out about the animal’s torture and called the police. Fortunately, Cala’s owner gave it without much opposition. The dog was quickly taken to the veterinary clinic to confirm what the rescuers had already known from the beginning: Cala had been neglected for far too long.

However, the sweet pup has proved to be a fighter. For this reason, she has gladly taken all the medications and has been very judicious about the new diet. The team of volunteers who looked after Cala knew about the possible difficulties while dealing with the dog, but it turned out to be a pleasure to take care of her.

The dog’s neighbors were finally calmed and reassured that Cala was feeling fine:

We are so grateful she is finally safe. Unless we reported in time, Cala would have probably continued to be neglected. This is a call to the whole community that cares about dogs. If you know nothing about animal abuse, it is high time to learn about it to get aware of possible incidents nearby.

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Law enforcement officers and animal control departments strongly advise citizens not to act by yourself in such cases. As much as it bothers you to see an animal being neglected, you could end up putting yourself in a dangerous situation when confronting an owner or illegally invade someone's property while rescuing an animal.

The best thing you can do is immediately report it to the relevant authorities and document the details of any incident to have all the necessary evidence.

Well, Cala will always stay in our thoughts until full recovery and beyond. We wish the best to this cute canine and the team of her rescuers from Costa Rica.

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