In addition to the skin issues, Bella is around 20 pounds underweight. Thankfully, she’s already feeling better with regular meals and plenty of snacks at her new foster home. She’s also on medicine that will heal her skin and hopefully help her fur grow back.
“This neglect had gone on for a long time,” Buhl said. “She didn’t have any health issues that would’ve caused her to lose weight or not feel like eating — she simply wasn’t offered food. It makes you question why the owners just couldn’t take her to a shelter … We’ll never know. But now, she’s being spoiled at her foster home.”