In addition to being very emaciated, Hope had an infection in her elbow and masses were discovered on her brain and adrenal glands. Triumph was diagnosed with muscle atrophy in his back legs, presumably from being kept in a cage too small for him to move around in.
The rescue has no idea where the two dogs came from — but they’re putting all their focus into nursing them back to health and showing them that they’re loved.
“Some things cannot be explained,” Taylor said. “So we have to focus on their healing and recovery.”