TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- A dog rescued after being shot and tied to railroad tracks in Florida has been released from a veterinary clinic to continue its recovery.
Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service posted a message on its Facebook page late Friday saying Cabela had been placed in "protective custody" so that the 1-year-old mixed-breed dog could "heal, socialize and begin her transition to a new life."
The Tampa Tribune reports that a Hillsborough County judge on Friday denied bail for two men accused of using Cabela for fighting.
Two 17-year-olds also have been charged as adults for allegedly shooting the dog, tying it to the tracks and leaving it to die.
The clinic posted a video this week showing the dog walking with a limp but also with its tail wagging.
Information from: The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune, http://www.tampatrib.com