Dog With Collar Growing Into His Neck Rescued in Virginia

July 2004

PETA’s Community Animal Project came to the rescue of an elusive dog in Virginia. He had been running at large for months with a collar embedded in his neck causing a badly infected wound that was full of maggots.

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