Dog's leg amputated after car accident and is searching for a home

Dog's leg amputated after car accident and is searching for a home

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - This poor dog is in need for a home. Desperado Del Toro, who is a boxer mix, was hit by a car on Warwick Road.

He limped to a nearby home where someone called Richmond Animal Care and Control. He eventually was sent to the Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center and had his leg amputated.

The Richmond Animal Care and Control gave a few reasons on why adopting a dog with three legs is a good idea:

  • Five less nails to clip, in which you could ask for a discount at your vet clinic.
  • One less paw to wipe mud off of.
  • Jumping on counters is a little more difficult, so your beautiful Thanksgiving dinner might stay beautiful.
  • They weigh less.
  • They can outrun and outplay four-legged dogs all day long.

Desperado is great with people, other dogs and anyone that will play with him. Please help him find a new home.

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