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Dog Who Chewed Off His Own Foot Trying to Free Himself is Recovering

The dog underwent surgery on Tuesday

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    MSPCA

    A dog who chewed off his own foot trying to free himself is recovering at the Angell Animal Medical Center.

    According to the MSPCA, Maverick, the German Shepherd, underwent surgery on Tuesday afternoon to repair his foot.

    Maverick will be up for adoption in the next week or so and anyone interested in adopting the dog can email adoption@mspca.org.

    Maverick began to chew off his own foot in an attempt to try and free himself from his tether at his home in Middleboro, Massachusetts.

    According to the MSPCA, Maverick had been tangled for a few days before a neighbor heard him and called animal control.

    Maverick's former owner, Kevin Kennedy, was charged with animal cruelty and will appear in court on August 18.

    If convicted, Kennedy could face up to 7 years in prison or a fine of up to $5,000.

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