(MSPCA-Angell Animal Adoption Center)
An Attleboro family has adopted a one-year-old dog that had to have a leg amputated after being hit by a car in Dorchester last month, according to officials at the MSPCA-Angell Animal Adoption Center in Jamaica Plain.
The young pit bull mix named Nina is believed to have dug under a fence to escape from her previous owners’ backyard and was hit by a car when she darted into a busy street in early November, according to the center.
When veterinarians at the Angell Animal Medical Center told the dog’s owners that Nina’s leg was so damaged that it had to be removed, the family decided they did not have the time or resources to care for her and opted to surrender her for adoption.
This past weekend, Bill and Joanie Yetman adopted Nina.
Officials at the animal adoption center said Nina has recovered well since the amputation surgery and that she is settling in at her new home in Attleboro, where she joins the family’s other rescue dog, Bruin.
To learn more about Nina and the animal adoption process, visit www.mspca.org/adoption.
E-mail Matt Rocheleau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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