PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — An extremely emaciated dog has been rescued and taken to Animal Friends in the North Hills.

Police officers found Cory abandoned in a condemned house in Bridgeville. He was so weak that he could not walk and had to be carried.

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According to a news release from Animal Friends, Cory has since received two blood transfusions and is slowly putting on weight and gaining his strength back.

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He will remain at Animal Friends until he is well enough to be adopted.

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The shelter stresses that community support is crucial in cases such as Cory’s and encourage people to donate.