Dogsbite.org - On April 16, 5-year old Frankie Flora was brutally attacked by a relative's pit bull in Wappingers, New York. Frankie suffered severe injuries to his face, scalp and neck and received over 1,000 stitches. The 1-year old pit bull had been adopted at the age of 3-months from Out of the Pits, a group dedicated to rescuing pit bulls. The violent attack launched a trust fund and an outpouring from a community wanting to help. DogsBite.org will record related posts here.
Frankie Flora's Road to Recovery
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Frankie's family has set up a trust fund at FrankieFund.com
and asks for donations to be used specifically for long-term reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries to minimize the deformities Frankie will be left with, as well as psychological ramifications from the trauma.
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