Advocates ask for help for veteran dog hit by truck

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NORWALK -

Local veteran advocates are hopeful a veteran K9 can walk again after being hit by a vehicle.

Bane, a German shepherd, was walking with his handler last Tuesday in Glastonbury when a distracted truck driver hit him.

The dog has been sedated while veterinarians work on a broken pelvis and other broken bones.

Bane served in Afghanistan and Iraq. His handler, Dean Moore, also served in Afghanistan.

With medical bills approaching $10,000, many want to help the dog who has been part of a number of veteran ceremonies in Norwalk.

Those who want to help are asked to send funds to:
Help Bane Walk
c/o United Bank
158 North Main Street
Southington, CT

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