Thursday, April 7, 2011

Patrick the Miracle Dog

By now many people are aware of Patrick, the emaciated pit bull who was found in the trash at a Newark housing complex by an employee on March 16. The employee contacted the City of Newark Animal Control, and the Animal Control Officer rushed Patrick to the Associated Humane Societies.

Their veterinary staff put Patrick on intravenous fluids and covered him with heating pads and blankets. After a brief time, he was sent by ambulance to Garden State Veterinary Specialists, a referral hospital for 24 hour emergency care. Patrick has amazed everyone at the hospital - and around the world - by surviving and thriving with the care he has received there.

Patrick has shown his determination to survive and has continued to beat the odds. Although he has a long road to recovery, there is every indication that he will eventually be a happy and healthy dog. If you would like to make a contribution to the fund for Patrick's care, please click here.


  1. That poor poor doggie. So very kind of the vet to see he was worth saving.

  2. The Patrick Movement for New Jersey is asking everyone to make a gift at their local shelter next weekend (April 15-17)in honor of Patrick. Please visit Have Dog Will Travel for more information

  3. Hi there! New follower here! Found you on Twitter. Patrick's story is so sad. Makes me cry! Thank you for being an advocate!