POSTAL WORKER SAVES ABUSED PUPPY THAT WAS TIED TO A TREE - "[T]he Boxer pup is slowly recovering after a mailman discovered her at 22nd and Alter Street emaciated and suffering from severe wounds to the head and jaw.”

A Boxer puppy, now named Kuperus, was discovered tied to a tree by a postal worker in Philadelphia. She was extremely emaciated, had a fractured jaw, and had a large wound on her head. She underwent surgery and other treatment at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital and was taken in by Adopt a Boxer Rescue. Read more from CBS Philly:

That mailman gave the dog food and water and called ACCT, which then transported the dog to Penn Veterinary Hospital, where she underwent surgery for a head wound possibly caused by a knife or bullet and had her fractured jaw wired. Kuperus also had multiple teeth extracted and was treated for sores all over her body.


Following surgery, Adopt a Boxer Rescue took in Kuperus, and a foster parent is nursing her back to health with lots of love and four meals a day.

Despite what she’s been through, Kuperus’ rescuers say she is a lovable girl who craves attention and human touch.

Now, Adopt a Boxer is reaching out to the public for help finding the person or persons responsible for the abuse Kuperus suffered. They are also collecting donations to raise money for a future surgery necessary to repair the damage to her mouth.

Let’s all send good vibes so Kuperus recovers smoothly. A reward is being offered for information about those responsible for her injuries. Click here for the full story and here for more about Adopt a Boxer Rescue (photos from their Facebook page).