Rescuer Helps Dog That Survived Machete Attack

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No one knows why a man in Cartago, Costa Rica, decided to attack a gentle, mixed breed dog with a machete, but the animal abuser did just that and inflicted six deep wounds on a sweet dog. Somehow the pet survived the gruesome attack. Today, he is known as “Machi” and is expected to make a full recovery.

Photo Credit: Mary Garita Marín/Facebook

On July 25, 2014, the dog was found in critical condition by local animal lover who contacted Mary Garita Marín, an independent rescuer, for help. Garita Marin immediately took the dog to María Antonieta Leandro, a local veterinarian, and the dog’s life was saved.

Photo Credit: Mary Garita Marín/Facebook

The veterinarian said all six wound were very deep, but what concerned her the most, was the large laceration the dog had across his face. Luckily, Leandro was able to reconstruct the dog’s face and he is now recovering. Machi continues to be under the veterinarian’s care, but he is expected to be available for adoption soon.

Garita Marin will be reviewing adoption applications and she hopes to find Machi a forever home where he will be forever loved and cared for.

0 thoughts on “Rescuer Helps Dog That Survived Machete Attack”

  1. I’ll never understand how anyone could inflict pain to any animal. Hopefully KARMA will happen to these offenders. This was horrific what happened to this defenseless dog. So hope they find a great loving forever home & it will get all the love it so deserves.

  2. What the F*ck. Someone needs to run that guy over with a car, throw it in reverse and run over him again!!!!

  3. OMG. I am so sick of hearing about stories like this.
    Someone needs to take a machete to the black hearted asshole who did this.

  4. People like this are born without a conscience … without a soul! Hope he finds a forever home, wrapped in loving arms everyday of his life.


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