|Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2007 4:04 am
Post subject: Lyle from Dark Water Rising needs rescue again
|Here is a email I received. Maybe someone can help this poor guy
Welcome to KAT 5 Animal Rescue
Lyle, featured in the film Dark Water Rising, needs your help
July 20, 2007 : 8:23 PM
KAT 5 Animal Rescue President, Larry Roberts, rescued Lyle in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Below is an excerpt from Mike Shiley's film Dark Water Rising showing Lyle's rescue.
Lyle has been through the wringer since he was rescued almost two years ago. Lyle went form Winn Dixie to the Humane Society of Louisiana in Tylertown, Mississippi. Lyle then went to a dismal situation in Kentucky where he lived on a chain. Lyle was then re-rescued from horrible conditions and brought back to HSLA where he resides to this day.
Lyle needs a situation where he will get more attention, out of the crowded atmosphere at HSLA Tylertown, and where he can have more stability and personalized care. A great scenario would be a place where he will get rehabilitated & then be able to be placed in a real home.
"Lyle, unfortunately, was one of the dogs that was taken by a woman to Kentucky in October of 2005 claiming to be a rescuer. When he was recovered from her property in February of 2006 he was bloated, had a skin infection and his fur was awful looking. Lyle was kept on a toe chain. Several Vets have said that his behavioral & physical changes are consistent with anabolic steroids", said Shelli Brooks, HSLA volunteer.
Below are photos (courtesy of Chuck Meyer) of the situation in Kentucky where Lyle was re-rescued from:
"He's in a good state of health now, heartworm negative and neutered; he just needs a place to go. Like most of the dogs at HSLA Tylertown, Lyle lives in an outdoor kennel. Sometimes he doesn't go into his dog house when it's raining and will just sit up against the fence during a storm and stare at the house where the people are", said Shelli Brooks HSLA volunteer .
Despite the hardships that Lyle has endured, he retains a puppy's sense of joy.
"Lyle has been crowned our