“The dog is still alive, my sons and I are still alive,” said Satterfield.
Satterfield lived there with her four sons. Two were not home. She tried to save T-Rex, but he hid behind the couch, so she and sons had no choice but to get out.
“A couple of my neighbors came up the stairs, and they were telling me, ‘Lady D, come on you can’t be in here, Lady D,'” said Satterfield. “And I was telling them the dog is still in here, the dog is still in here, but I couldn’t see anything.”
T-Rex was inside for about 10 minutes before firefighters rescued the black and gray Yorkie-Terrier mix, who was hiding behind the couch.
“When he came out, he was just limp and lethargic,” said Satterfield.
T-Rex is hooked up to an IV in a special oxygen cage to help him breathe at Pet Emergency and Specialty Center in Chula Vista. Veterinarians say there is some neurologic dysfunction but they are hopeful because he is young. However, the bills are adding up.
“If he stays in the hospital a couple more days, the bills could add up to $ 8,000 or up to $ 10,000,” said Dr. Nir Ben-ari.
Satterfield, who has no insurance, told 10News, “T-Rex needs a lot of
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