Originally posted on KFOR.com:
OKLAHOMA CITY – A heartwarming update to a horrific case of animal abuse.
A dog severely injured after being tossed off a highway overpass finds a new home.
Two weeks ago someone threw the German Shepard from a bridge at S.E. 59th onto I-40.
The state trooper who first found the dog injured on the side of the road adopted the animal.
The dog, named Rookie, will have to rest and recover for about three months but he is expected to make a full recovery.
Sporting a few bandages and wearing a collar, Rookie is a popular new addition to the Fisher family.
“My 10-year-old daughter is already buying him gifts and bones and a big pillow,” OHP trooper Jennifer Fisher said.
Rookie is lucky to limp out of the hospital alive.
Trooper Fisher, the first to arrive on scene after someone tossed the dog off the bridge…
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