A labrador retriever is fighting for her life tonight in what animal services officials call the worst case of animal neglect they've ever seen. Unfortunately Lubbock Animal Services sees animal neglect cases pretty often, but none have been as bad as the lab now known as Molly. She's here now trying to recover.
Molly was found on FM 40 east of town, Starved to death and barely alive. Now the folks at animal services are determined to bring her back to health. Literally just skin and bones, ribs protruding, she hasn't been eating well. But she's been drinking water and even keeps that tail wagging.
Animal Services officials tell us it's obvious she was once a pet, so when she was dumped outside the county, she had no instincts to help her survive.
It's going to take several months for Molly to be 100%, and if she makes it, she'll be looking for a forever -- and loving -- home.