So far, Colette has undergone surgery to repair her broken jaw and is getting stronger each day. In the coming weeks, she will be spayed and treated for heartworms and the many wounds scattered across her body. Then, she will eventually be ready for a trip into New York.
But instead of going to another shelter, Colette will be going to her forever home.
“We’re so lucky to have been flooded with applications to adopt Colette,” Brooks said. “Her story touched so many hearts — she is really going to be a wonderful companion for her new family. We’ve already chosen them and are so excited to tell them the good news.”