Dog Recovers, Up for Adoption
Marion County, FL -- One lucky dog is ready for a new home after being brutally stabbed and beaten by her owner in Marion County about two months ago.
Officials said Steven Fleming came home from a bar one night after getting into an argument with his girlfriend and stabbed Molly three times in the head and beat her with a baseball bat so hard it broke the bat in two.
It's been two months since Molly was sent to the Marion County Animal Center and although the scars are still visible on her head, she's made a full recovery.
"She's a very happy dog, she always looks like she's smiling, she's very active, she's sweet," said Marion County Animal Services Spokesperson Elaine McClain.
Due to the traumatic experience Molly suffered, the adoption process will be handled differently than the normal process. Those interested in adopting Molly can send an email to email@example.com. The emails will be answered by the order in which Animal Services receives them.
Potential owners will also go through a home visit before they can take Molly home.
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