A puppy named "Sunshine" relied on the help of people after she was shot in the face.
Dr. Lynn Grinstead, of Winchester Veterinary Clinic, said that the pup's name fits her perfectly.
"That's what she is, you go in to greet her and her tail's wagging," Grinstead said.
The dog's sunny disposition seems remarkable to many because of her recent ordeal.
"She had blood all over her front legs where the blood had run out of her mouth," said Bill Huffman, of the Fairfield Area Humane Society.
The origin of her injuries were a mystery until X-rays revealed bullet fragments and a shattered jaw.
"The X-ray showed she was hit straight in the face," Huffman said. "So, she was looking at whoever shot her."
The incident left many wondering why.
"Why would you do that? What satisfaction are you getting out of doing that to an animal that did nothing to you?" Grinstead said.
Grinstead said that Sunshine still wags her tail, showing love and trust in humans.
Anyone with information about Sunshine’s injuries is asked to contact Fairfield Area Humane Society at 740-687-0627.
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