In Anderson Township, near Cincinnati, a critically underweight Weimaraner was discovered walking alone.
The skeleton creature was discovered by a Good Samaritan and promptly sent to the Cincinnati Animal CARE shelter. The level of the dog’s malnourishment astounded the workers. They gave him the moniker Hemingway and connected him up to fluids to keep him alive.
Hemingway could not move for the first few days and had to be carried around. When the unfortunate infant tried to get up, his muscles had deteriorated, and he wobbled and fell. He was always cold and would spend the entire day wrapped up in his warm blanket. His caregivers put him on a specific food as part of a planned weight growth program after consulting with his veterinarian. After that, he was placed in a medical foster family.
Hemingway began to show indications of progress during the next two weeks. He was able to walk on his own for the first time. He started communicating with his foster parents and pet siblings gradually. His energy levels rose as his emaciation faded, and he joyously embraced his funny, fun-loving nature! Hemingway has gained a total of 18 pounds in four weeks, which is an unquestionable win!
His caregivers are now certain that he will recover. With this excellent news, the shelter anticipates that Hemingway will be ready for adoption very soon! Unfortunately, nothing is known about Hemingway’s history or how he became so gaunt. He doesn’t have a microchip, and it’s possible that he’s been abandoned for months.
The shelter, on the other hand, is hesitant to draw any conclusions because this might very well be a case of a lost or trapped dog. Hemingway was adopted into his new forever home after a fortuitous meeting on Thanksgiving Day with a family who had recently lost their own Weimaraner. He can now look forward to a lifetime of love and care! Yay!
Click the video below to see Hemingway’s remarkable growth after a month in foster care.