Sadly, there are countless adoptable animals like this one who, having suffered from trauma and abuse, need more time and patience to recover than many shelters will afford them. That's where caring folks, like Bridget, come in - but they can't do it alone.
"We are all members of an important village," she said. "There is a saying, it takes a village to save an animal."
To learn how you can donate your time to helping animals, contact your local animal shelter.