'Miracle recovery' dog ready to be loved
An emaciated dog found bleeding from her ears, eyes full of conjunctivitis and locked in a faeces-filled garage is up for adoption.
After her ordeal, Coecoe the crossbred boxer just wants a loving new home.
SPCA Auckland has been taking care of her since last July, when a neighbour reported the dog wasn't being treated properly by its owner.
An inspector found Coecoe locked inside a garage, suffering from a number of ailments and weighing 16.5kg - just over half what she should have weighed. Her claws were also overgrown from lack of exercise. MORE>>