Pasco abused dog Khalessi treated at Tarpon Springs hospital

Image courtesy Westlake Animal Hospital and Animal Inn
Image courtesy Westlake Animal Hospital and Animal Inn

TARPON SPRINGS, FL (WFLA) – Badly abused Pasco dog found without a snout and with broken legs has been moved from Hudson and is recovering at the Tarpon Springs veterinary clinic after a series of surgeries and procedures.

The dog named Khalessi was found starving in Orlando with her entire nose cut off. Her ribs were broken and her hind legs dragged behind her. The charity group Passion 4 Pits took her in and launched fundraising efforts to help the poor pup. Khalessi underwent initial surgeries at the Hays Towne Veterinary Hospital.

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She recovered well after the surgeries and has recently been moved to the Westlake Animal Hospital and Animal Inn. Dr. Burns with the Westlake continues working on Khalessi’s nostrils to help the dog breathe better. She is also getting laser procedures to help with the healing process.

If you would like to help Khalessi and Passion 4 Pits, you can donate here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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