An affectionate, blind boy named Turkey, who was rescued from a suspected dogfighting operation, now will get wheeled round in a particular wagon and is on the lookout for a perpetually residence. This candy snuggler was rescued throughout the largest dogfighting raid in Michigan historical past. On that day, Bark Nation, together with native legislation enforcement, rescued 108 abused, mistreated, and uncared for canines from the premises. 


Dogfighting is a blood sport the place canines are particularly bred for the only real objective of combating each other for leisure. Unfortunately, the dogfighting epidemic remains to be completely uncontrolled in our nation. While it’s already a felony to each orchestrate and even to be current at a canine combat in each state, dogfighting remains to be taking place and actively being busted all around the nation, on a regular basis.

pile of dog collars

Despite dwelling such a terrifying life, Turkey stays extremely loving and delicate. Within the dogfighting ring, this good-looking hunk was force-bred and used as a pawn. When he was discovered, volunteers instantly suspected that he had eye accidents. Then it was later confirmed whereas he obtained his thorough medical examination, that this candy soul is certainly absolutely blind. 

“His eye injuries are likely from the trauma endured in dogfighting. We can’t imagine how traumatic it must have been for him, to live outside, not protected from the elements, and be fully blind,” mentioned Jessica Brown, director of operations at Bark Nation.


During the raid, rescuers discovered that 25 of the canines had been solely puppies, and that three mama canines had been pregnant. (Mamas who went on to start 12 extra pups.)  It was throughout the raid when Turkey was discovered to be dwelling exterior, tied up with a heavy chain and utilizing solely a busted-up, damaged “dog house” for shelter.

All of the canines had been solely capable of stroll so far as their heavy chains allowed, and solely had skinny makeshift wood canine homes or a barrel for cover. How scary should it have been for Turkey to be dwelling absolutely blind exterior and virtually absolutely uncovered to all the Michigan parts.

Heavy Chain

“Walking through doors and outside can be scary for Turkey, especially when there are a lot of loud noises. So our team got a special wagon that we now wheel Turkey outside in every day,” mentioned Jessica.

Turkey can discover the outside to be extremely overwhelming. so he’s typically wheeled round in his personal private wagon that’s match for the king that he’s. Turkey has already received over the hearts of every of Bark Nation Detroit’s many volunteers, however now this candy boy is on the lookout for a foster residence or perhaps a perpetually household the place he will probably be a effectively liked, pampered pooch for the remainder of his put up dogfighting life.

Turkey in his wagon

Anyone who has a bodily fenced in yard and is desirous about assembly this candy boy can fill out a questionnaire by clicking HERE. 

Turkey is able to transfer out of the kennel and onto your sofa!

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