Marianke Saayman
1 minute read
4 Dec 2018
3:39 pm

Potch shelter finds puppy submerged in water and bound in duct tape

Marianke Saayman

The puppy's paws and snout were covered in duct tape as she lay helpless in a shallow water pan. WARNING: Images might be disturbing to some viewers.

The pup was on the brink of death when they found her.

The Matlosana animal shelter in Stilfontein rescued a puppy out of a water pan on Tuesday morning, reports Potchefstroom Herald.

The pup was found with her paws and muzzle wrapped up in duct tape. According to a Facebook post by the animal shelter, the pup was on the brink of death when they found her. The puppy is between five and six weeks old.

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“She is currently at our vet fighting for her life,” the shelter said.

Since the shelter is out of funds, they are asking for donations to help pay for the puppy’s treatment.

Donations can be made to:

Matlosana AnimalShelter
FNB Cheque
Account: 62620437691
Branch Code: 240538
Ref: pup help

For more information, contact them at

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