Vanna and Lily overcoming the odds

2014-07-08T15:32:00Z 2014-07-09T08:49:53Z Vanna and Lily overcoming the oddsArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 08, 2014 3:32 pm  • 

Vanna and Lily have made a full recovery since they were found tied to the fence at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's main shelter May 12 — injured, emaciated and covered in feces.

The HSSA released the happy update of their recovery today, along with the announcement that they are ready to find a loving home — preferably together.

Vanna’s missing ear has healed. After antibiotic treatments, weight gain and health and wellness evaluations, the dogs are ready to go, Samantha Esquivel, the HSSA's public relations lead, says.

“Both dogs have been recovering and gaining strength at the Humane Society. Since their recovery both dogs are still in such high spirits. Vanna and Lily are not required to be adopted together however it would be a dream come true if both these girls found a home together,”  she writes.

Vanna and Lily would do great in any household as they are highly treat motivated, great with other dogs and children, she says.

Lily is a 3-year-old pit-bull mix, and Vanna is a 3-year-old white and brindle pit-bull.

Meanwhile, authorities need help finding who abused these girls.

HSSA Animal Cruelty Investigator Mike Duffey has worked alongside the Pima County Sheriff’s Department on this case, which is still pending. Anyone with information should call 88-CRIME.

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