A dog so badly treated he lost a leg is looking for a loving home

A dog so badly treated he lost a leg is looking for a loving home

Rocco’s leg was broken and had to be amputated (Picture: Jake McPherson / SWNS)Could you help Rocco trust people again and give him the love he deserves?But instead of taking the dog to a vet, Rocco’s owners left him to suffer and the RSPCA had to step in.

Heartbreaking moment German Shepherd suffers nervous breakdown after being abandoned

Heartbreaking moment German Shepherd suffers nervous breakdown after being abandoned

But it was Preethi Pillaipakkam, who fosters dogs through DFW German Shepherd Rescue, a volunteer rescue organisation in Texas, who got to the shelter first to give Rocco a new lease on life.

Terrified dog dumped at shelter because owners were expecting a baby

Terrified dog dumped at shelter because owners were expecting a baby

Rocco appeared frightened when he first arrived at the animal rescue centre (Picture: roccostar_gsd/Instagram)Quivering and cowering with fear, this German Shepherd has just been dumped by his family.

Loyal dog loses owner and is now dying from a broken heart - desperate appeal launched

Loyal dog loses owner and is now dying from a broken heart - desperate appeal launched

Sadly, when the owner’s health began to fail, Rocco’s own fate took a turn for the worse, leaving him to eventually have be taken in by the RSPCA Essex South, Southend and District branch earlier this month.

Choosing a Freeze-Dried Dog Food: 7 Brands to Try

Choosing a Freeze-Dried Dog Food: 7 Brands to Try

The fruits and vegetables contained in this freeze-dried raw dog food include certified-organic kale, carrots, squash, broccoli and apples.

Is your pet turning into a beggar?

Is your pet turning into a beggar?

Adding fibrous food to your pet’s diet like vegetables (carrots, green beans, broccoli, etc) and fruits will make him feel content, without adding extra calories. If your pet has suddenly developed an increased appetite over a matter of few days, see your vet.