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June 24, 2015
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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The Other Caitlyn- Dog Abuse Explored

June 24, 2015 07:55 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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On May 27, 2015 a brown, 38 pound, 15-month-old Staffordshire/pitbull mix, named Caitlyn was found with electrical tape tightly wrapped around her muzzle in Charleston, South Carolina. This abuse exposed her to many life-threatening situations. Caitlyn’s tongue was caught between her teeth, which resulted in the blood flow to her tongue being cut off. She could not bark, eat, pant to cool herself, defend herself or pick anything up. For all intents and purposes, Caitlyn was cut off from the world. It is estimated that she suffered for 36 - 48 hours. [More]