Young Woman Rescues a Wounded “Dog” on the Streets, Finds Out It Was Wild Coyote

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Young Woman Rescues a Wounded “Dog” on the Streets, Finds Out It Was Wild Coyote
Young Woman Rescues a Wounded “Dog” on the Streets, Finds Out It Was Wild Coyote

A young woman in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas has become a viral superstar in Latin America after she rescued what she thought was an injured dog. But, as the young samaritan soon found out, the wounded creature turned out to actually be a wild coyote.

Young Woman Rescues a Wounded “Dog” on the Streets, Finds Out It Was Wild Coyote
Young Woman Rescues a Wounded “Dog” on the Streets, Finds Out It Was Wild Coyote

Andrea Athie of Ciudad Victoria noticed the canine struggling on the roadside with what appeared to be a broken leg while she was driving last week. Without hesitation, Athie retrieved the animal and brought it into her car.

Once she arrived at a veterinarian’s office, she was shocked to learn that the docile animal was, in fact, a coyote rather than a dog.

The incident quickly went viral after Athie’s brother Alejandro called attention to his sister’s confusion, tweeting photos of the coyote and saying:

“Today my sister picked up a COYOTE thinking it was a run-over dog and took it to the vet.”

Low key boy@Athie_Alejandro

Hoy mi hrna recogió a un COYOTE pensando que era un perro atropellado y lo llevo al veterinario.

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Andrea Athie@andreathie

Por qué me quemas así!? Jaja te amo.
Pancho está muy bien, hoy comienza su tratamiento. Para todos los interesados

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Andrea responded, jokingly:

“Why did you burn me like that!? Haha, I love you.”

She added that “for all who are interested,” the coyote—whom she baptized as “Pancho”—was in good health and being taken care of. And she emphasized that the coyote never tried to attack her. Quite the opposite, the creature was actually very friendly and docile.

In separate tweets, the young woman said that the coyote would receive five days of intense treatment so that his hind legs could be healed.

Athie added that “for his sake, he must have the best possible quality of life and isn’t made to suffer. Every effort is being made to recover [him]. He is a wild animal.”

superlord@edgarseggura

Y si no puede? D:

Andrea Athie@andreathie

Se verá por el bien de el, que tenga la mejor calidad de vida posible y que no sufra. Se está haciendo todo lo posible para que se recupere ☺️. Es un animal silvestre.

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In another update, she explained that the recovery would take longer than expected:

“Pancho is not responding as we expected, everything is being done for him [but] he doesn’t want to eat or cooperate to try to move after his treatments.”

Concluding, the young animal lover said:

“He is a wild animal, therefore when he outside his natural habitat he grows depressed but we will keep trying.”

Low key boy@Athie_Alejandro

Hoy mi hrna recogió a un COYOTE pensando que era un perro atropellado y lo llevo al veterinario.

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Andrea Athie@andreathie

Para seguir informando. Pancho no está respondiendo como esperamos, se está haciendo todo por el, no quiere comer ni coopera para tratar de moverse después de sus tratamientos.
Es un animal silvestre y por lo tanto al estar fuera de si hábitat se deprime pero seguimos tratando.

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