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December 12, 2013

Beaten puppy adopted by medic who saved him

Rufus, an eight-week-old shepherd-mix, had a broken jaw in three places; he was offered foster care by one of the medics who saved him

Yahoo! News

CALGARY, Canada — Almost three months ago, a small dog was found on the side of a rural road just west of Calgary.

The eight-week-old shepherd-mix puppy had been badly beaten. His jaw had been broken in three places and was infected.

About a week after an EMS crew rescued him — and after having his jaw wired shut — the dog, named Rufus, was offered foster care by one of the paramedics who saved him.

Full story: Beaten puppy gets adopted by Calgary paramedic who saved him

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