PHILADELPHIA (CBS)Justice Rescue — dedicated to saving and restoring abused animals — is holding a special benefit concert on Saturday.

“Rock for Paws” will start at 6:30pm at the 2300 Arena on South Swanson Street in South Philadelphia.

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Admission is $10 and there will be a special “meet and greet” with “Remi” — a two-year-old dumped in the weeds and left to die, the victim of a cruel dog-fighting ring.

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He was seconds away from death when Justice Rescue, with the help of a police officer, moved in. Remi is now recovering at the Justice Rescue Sanctuary.

Staff say they responded to almost 1,000 abuse calls in 2015, saving hundreds of animals.

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The workers say Remi is “grateful, kind, affectionate, playful and loves treats” and is looking forward to meeting lots of new friends at the concert.