Two Pit Bulls Viciously Attacked In Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — The dogs found on Friday have been named “Willie” and “Kate” in honor of the royal wedding, but the treatment these animals received was anything but regal.

The dogs were spotted along train tracks by Trenton Police.

It appears both dogs had their heads split open, possibly with an ax.

Willie’s gash to his head was so deep, vets performing the surgery could see the back of his eye.

As for Kate, her skull was cracked open.

Her C.T. scan shows the fracture right near her eye.

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“It’s pretty horrifying to see that somebody would do this to dogs. It’s just astounding what people do to animals,” C.A.R.E.S. Animal Hospital veterinarian Jessica Frankel said.

But despite the massive trauma both have been through, Willie and Kate are expected to make to full recovery.

“It’s amazing what people can do to dogs. It’s amazing how they can survive,” Frankel said

So now the people with Rescue Ink are taking up the case, the New York based animal rescue group will feature the dogs on its Facebook page.

“We want to see an arrest and conviction for whoever did this. We want these dogs adopted before they enter the shelter system,” Rescue Ink member Al Chernoff said.

For now the pit bull mixes will remain heavily sedated as they recover. The dogs will remain at the C.A.R.E.S. Animal Hospital throughout the weekend.

They will be turned over to Trenton Animal Control on Monday.

Reported by Todd Quinones, CBS 3


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    We need to increase the penalties for such horrific animal abuse, if for no other reason, than to serve as a deterrent to such crimes …let alone, serve the cause of justice!

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  • Doreen

    Im so sad to read yet another monster roams are planet and is hurting the animals who souly depend on us……Speedy recovery to these 2 Pitties..A miracle they survived….

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  • Dave

    Hey John,, Go F–K Yourself. Your as sick as the person who did this. Maybe you will come back in life as a Pit Bull. I hope you receive what you wish.

  • HooDatIS?

    poor dog i have a terrier pit and i would die if someone hurt him
    get well soon doggie

  • Tina Dill

    oh the poor babies! :( I am glad there getting help.

  • Tracy

    rescue ink is taking on the case, yet they are going to be released to AC on Monday???? Are they even going to have a chance at adoption or rescue? AC is not an animal’s friend.

    • Ellen

      Rescue Ink is taking them to their “halfway house”.

  • Axe me once, axe me twice, axe me once again

    Are they sure if wasn’t a spear, nome sane?

  • sami bugeja

    Clearly the article states they were attacked by an axe…get a friggin life, like they can afford to hire a proof reader, or better still maybe you should do something good with your time and donate your time and do the job for them seeing as your so friggin good at it!

  • jeannie

    I agree with JayDee….but then again…I guess the grammar is more important than the context behind it…and while grammar at times bothers me… what bothers me more is what happened to these pups.

    But as on pages on FB….the litte BS arguments turn ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ABUSERS!

  • knowthyself

    Anybody who would do tihis has no respect for life.
    A decent human being could never imagine committing such an act.
    The sorry excuse for a human being enjoyed inflicting this pain and will
    do it again and, no doubt, has done it before. A serial killer in training.
    Pure evil!!

    • Aino

      So true!

      “One can measure the greatness and the moral progress of a nation by looking at how it treats its animals” · Mahatma Gandhi

      There’s no excuse for animal abuse!

      • Louise Maughan

        The perfect comment – so true – NO EXCUSES

    • harry jones

      Or an Eagle quarterback

      • Pooda

        That not funny!!!

  • Laurie Pfisterer

    they were attacked by a thick, gummy liquid?

    pretty ridiculous.

    • JayDee

      Seriously? These two dogs went through unimaginable pain and you comment on the grammar in the article. That’;s pretty ridiculous

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