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One Year Later, Patrick's Rebirth

It was a year ago today that Patrick was found in a garbage bin in a New Jersey apartment complex. See how far he's come.

A year ago today, the dog that would become known as Patrick the Miracle Dog was found in a trash bin in a New Jersey apartment complex. His story was chronicled around the world, including .

Emaciated and near death, the pit bull mix was brought to a New Jersey veternary hospital and nursed back to health. He was named Patrick in honor of St. Patrick's Day, the day after he was found. 

His former owner, Kisha Curtis, is still facing animal cruelty charges and has denied tossing the dog down the garbage chute. She has told police she was unable to care for the dog and left him tied to a railing and doesn't know how he ended up in the garbage.

Today Patrick is enjoying the good life in a foster home, and his foster parents are hoping the courts will award them full ownership once the legal proceedings are complete.

Jenn McCulloch March 16, 2012 at 08:28 PM
Such great news! Thanks for the update Kate!
cindy April 11, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Wow this story is amazing, i love all animals and we need more help for animals like this ty for helping that poor dog have a good life!!
Dorios September 19, 2012 at 10:31 PM
It is so thrilling to see this dog survive after the trauma he experienced. The before and after pictures are amazing. I thank God that there are people who love animals and want them to be healthy, happy, and loved.
Betty September 27, 2012 at 08:11 PM
Thank god that someone found him whoever can do something like this is evil and has a black heart god bless this little guy my prayers r that he is always happy and the person that did this to him suffers the rest of there life god don't like ugly happy life to Patrick. Xoxox

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