Bocelli's Pit Bull Attack

A woman came to the front door screaming a Pit bull is attacking your dog. At first I really didn’t think it could be mine they are so friendly and passive and on my property. A pit bull running the neighborhood grabbed Bocelli and was dragging him around like a rag doll.

Thankfully the neighbor guy and wife saw him being mauled and knew Bocelli. They were throwing stuff at the pit-bull, hitting him with metal rods but it didn’t stop him, the man ran and got his gun shot him over 5x before he even let Bocelli go, then only let him get a few feet away and grabbed him again. She told me this as  ran around the front yard indisbelief calling him, I ran back into the house hoping it wasn’t him I was so relieved to see him standing in the kitchen but then I could see his little body covered in mud and blood and shaking so badly barely holding himself up. I scooped him up and ran to the shower so I could see the real damage. 

 Bocelli’s little body was shaking and he could not walk.  i could see easily over 20 deep punctures marks all over his body. I don’t know how he got back to the house.  Apparently, pit bulls grab heads and shake little dogs until their little spines snap. The Animal Clinic cleared a space for the emergency and treated Bocelli immediately. They gave him shots for infection and pain. They said Bocelli was very lucky, The pit came close to his eye but didn’t get it.  It also grabbed his penis, stomach and hind end area.   Many pics posted on FB page.  

He didnt do well after the first ER visit, and was back to 24/7 Overreach Animal Hospital to see a new Veternarian Dr Jill.  She shaved Him down to find puncture holes all over, she treated him with antibiotics and more pain meds and scheduled Emergency surgery for face reconstruction and the punctures in his stomach/ penis area for first thing in the morning.  

You are encourage to visit the puppies Facebook (@6pups) Miniature Schnauzer Puppies page where you can read, see the pictures, watch participate in the discussions, and please send your love, & positive healing energy for Bocelli.  As you visit the page you will see the puppies are my life and happiness and to have this little man in such pain is just heart breaking.  

I have also shared his Veteranarian page so you can see and discuss with Dr Jill and her staff.  There has been an overwhelming support of love sent to him and I feel the only reason he is still alive which I am so very thankful.  

The monies will go to the ER visits, Surgery, 7 Plus medicines they have him on, follow ups to come and possible legal fees to find and hold accountable the owner of the Pit-bull.

Monies not used specifically for those purposes will be returned.    

Be cautioned; the pics are graphic and FB supporters are as angry as I am  trying not to be.  They are very upset as they share their personal shocking and sad personal stories of their pit bull attack experiences.  

This is my first GoFundMe page and has been created at the request of the many people following his progress. Please be patient if I do something wrong or if you have questions as I am caring for my little man Bocelli 24/7 and he is my priority but I will respond.  Of course your welcome and encouraged to get on FB.   Please share this with your friends and if you find the generosity to donate please known in your heart ❤️  Your hard earned money is acknowledged and appreciated.  

Bocelli has been to assisted care homes, homes to engage challenge people, and locations for older communities.  His disposition is calm and loving.  One of the reasons I was in shocking disbelief that it was him being attacked.  

Based on your donations and Bocellis healing we would be willing to visit your location.  

Thank you
Margo; Bocelli’s companion
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Margaret P. Clarke 
Clarksville, TN
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