PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — South Hills Pet Rescue is working to save the life of a an 8-week-old puppy born with a hole in his heart.

Joey, a tiny bulldog, was taken to the vet to be euthanized due to his heart defect.

South Hills Pet Rescue was contacted by a fellow rescuer to save the puppy.

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Joey will be going to the Ohio State University to get the surgery he requires to live a long, happy life.

This surgery will be $3,000 or more and South Hills Pet Rescue is asking for donations to help cover the cost.

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