On June 17, 2011 Windsor/Essex County Humane Society officer Amy Angelini was called to assist a dog who had been reported to have been hit by a car on Banwell Road. When she arrived she found a great dane/boxer mix unable to move, but despite his injuries, he was showing his sweet personality and charming all the people around him.
A medical examination found that the dog, now named Trooper, was suffering from a serious break in one back leg that left significant nerve damage in a front leg. Dr. Aimee Seguin, Director of Animal Care and Welfare for the Humane Society knew that Trooper would have a long recovery ahead of him and would require extensive medical care, but his sweet personality and unusual “smile” led her to recommend that he be a beneficiary of the Humane Society’s Pumpkin Fund, which helps pay for extraordinary medical expenses.
Trooper has already had one surgery to put a plate into his broken leg at Oakland Veterinary Referral Service in Michigan, and now that his back leg is healed he will soon need a second surgery to amputate his nerve-damaged front limb. The Humane Society anticipates Trooper will continue to live up to his name, and will quickly recover and be ready to finally find an adoptive home where he will be loved and cared for.
Any donations to help Trooper continue on his road to recovery are welcomed, and may be directed to the Humane Society’s Pumpkin Fund. Donations may be made online, or in person at 1375 Provincial Road, Windsor.