She was neglected for years and tossed away like ‘old garbage’, but Parker the rescued Shih Tzu is battling back to health – and enjoying her first ever hugs.
The tiny dog was found caked in filth and maggots earlier this month after her cruel owner threw her over the fence into an animal shelter in Boca Raton, Florida.
Staff at Tri-County Animal Rescue rallied to save the distraught pooch, carefully cutting away the more than two pounds of hair ‘cemented’ to her body and treating numerous wounds and sores.
She’s had to undergo surgeries to remove her uterus and one of her eyes but DailyMail.com can reveal that six-year-old Parker is slowly but surely recovering from her former life of abuse and mistreatment.
Parker the Shih Tzu made headlines earlier this month after she was found on the brink of death, and covered in maggots and filth. The adorable pooch is now on the road to recovery
The six-year-old pup was rescued by the Tri-County animal shelter on June 8 and…