The Irish Sun article “It was the worst day of my life, so we went to a car wash,” said Sarah, a 24-year-old from Dublin.
She had bought her dog, a 6-year old German shepherd named Dolly, to wash her dog bed at her home on a Saturday morning.
He was bleeding and it was really painful.” “
We came out the next day and found out he had a hole in his leg.
He was bleeding and it was really painful.”
She had called an ambulance to get to the scene but was told by staff she could not be taken to hospital.
“They told us that it was a dog’s leg and they didn’t have the proper equipment to treat it, so they had to put him on a stretcher and put him in a car.”
Sarah had to be helped to the car wash and then the vet who had treated the dog called her the next morning and said the dog had broken his leg and that it had to have a bone graft.
“I was horrified,” said Ms MacKinnon.
“But they were kind of reassuring, and said that we could just go back to the house.”
“It’s a big shame,” said one neighbour, who wished to remain anonymous.
“She’s a sweet dog, but she just got hurt.
Dolly is the first dog in the past six months to have sustained a broken leg in the car washing business. “
That dog’s life was taken away.”
Dolly is the first dog in the past six months to have sustained a broken leg in the car washing business.
A spokesperson for Car Wash Ireland said the business had never experienced a dog incident like this.
“Unfortunately, it’s something we’ve never had to deal with before,” they said.
We’ve been working hard to keep him safe and happy and well cared for.” “
Thankfully, he is doing well.
We’ve been working hard to keep him safe and happy and well cared for.”
The spokeswoman said there were “many” cases of dog injuries and fatalities in the industry.