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Sep 19, 2014 12:08 PM

Dog branded with profanity gets cosmetic surgery

The Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) A young dog that was found branded with a profane word has undergone cosmetic surgery in Kentucky to mask part of the word that was chemically burned into her.

The dog, a pit-bull mix named Felicity, was taken in last month after being found tied to a fence. Lexington Humane Society officials say they have found her a home but wanted to do surgery to try to hide the four-letter word.

Several people have donated money for a reward to find the dog's abuser. The local animal control office is offering a $3,500 reward.

The surgery was performed Thursday by Liz Ubelhor, the staff veterinarian. Ubelhor says the people who burned Felicity likely used some kind of chemical paste or liquid that stuck to her fur.


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