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      Severely injured pit bull on road to recovery

      The Lucas County Pit Crew and Lucas County Dog Warden are working together to get a severely injured pit bull the treatment he needs.

      The dog, now named Mr. Jenkins, was turned over the Dog Warden last week as a stray.

      Those caring for him believe he may have sustained his injuries in a dog fight, but they still aren??t certain.

      They believe he's only around a year old but say he will get a chance at living a long life.

      Mr. Jenkins will, however, need surgery to amputate a severely damaged toe on his back right paw and to insert a skin graft into a wound on the back of his head.

      "The initial plan is we??ll get a skin graft on his head and then we??ll probably take off a section of the back foot...definitely neuter him and microchip him at the same time," Jean Keating of the Lucas County Pit Crew said.

      A fund has already been set up to collect donations for Mr. Jenkins treatments .

      Donations that will go towards his recovery are also being accepted through Cutie??s Fund.

      The Lucas County Pit Crew is also accepting checks via mail at PO Box 351222 Toledo, OH 43635.