Eldad and Audrey Hagar found Fiona cowering in the corner of a trash. Her fur was matted and infested with fleas; and they quickly realized that the dog was blind. As the couple approached her, the tiny pup was so terrified that she urinated in fear, but the Hagars managed to coax her out and take her home.
Fiona was bathed and shaved to address her flea infestation, and the couple took her to the vet, where veterinary opthamologist Michael Chang confirmed that the dog was completely blind in both eyes. Chang said he could restore sight in one of Fiona’s eyes, so the Hagars took to the Web to raise the $4,500 she would need for the operation.
Eldad posted a video of Fiona being rescued, bathed and shaved, along with a plea for donations to help cover the dog’s medical care. The emotional appeal worked, and Fiona underwent…
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