After being spotted by a motorist lying in a swamp in Laplace, Louisiana, a dog was rescued by a Louisiana State Trooper and an employee of Cajun Pride Swamp Tours. Now, the pair are setting up a GoFundMe page for the dog, hoping to be able to get him the medical attention he needs.
Captain Brandon from the swamp tours and the trooper slogged through a half a mile of marshy swamp just to get to the dog. When they finally got close enough, it was clear that the dog had a leg injury, but otherwise seemed to be alright and actually thankful for the help.
According to the fundraiser page, he was then taken to a local animal shelter for treatment. He is set today to be transferred to a facility better equipped to handle his injury and other medical needs. The goal is to eventually get him to the Jefferson SPCA, where he will hopefully find a good forever home.
The fundraiser page is asking for $2,500 to help cover medical expenses. So far, about $1,900 of the goal has been reached. Please, if you are able, please consider donating to this very worthy cause.
For more information about this very sweet dog, or to donate, you can go to www.gofundme.com, and search for “Laplace Interstate Rescue Dog,” or click here.