SALT LAKE CITY

Dog thrown out of car taken in by South Salt Lake Animal Services

May 15, 2022, 9:53 PM | Updated: May 20, 2022, 1:40 pm

Malin pictured, she was taken in by South Salt Lake Animal Services...

South Salt Lake Animal Services hopes to raise funds to support surgeries for a dog thrown from a car. Photo credit: South Salt Lake Animal Services.

Update 5/17/2022: South Salt Lake Animal Services posted on its Facebook page Monday that Malin’s surgery and medical expenses were covered through donations.

An earlier post said that Malin’s surgery went well.

Our previous coverage:

SALT LAKE CITY — On Sunday South Salt Lake Animal Services reported that a 2-month-old dog was thrown from a car.

The dog, named Malin, meaning “warrior” or “strong, little warrior,” sustained two broken back legs and two rib fractures from the incident.

Helping Malin heal

Malin will need multiple surgeries for her injuries. South Salt Lake Animal Services is hoping to raise funds to make that possible.

“We would love to help her heal and then find her the best home where all she will know is love,” South Salt Lake Animal Services said in the Facebook post. “This little lady has had a lot of trauma in short time here but she deserves a chance and love.”

According to the Facebook post, South Salt Lake Animal Services will be open at 9 a.m. on Monday. It is hoping to raise funds to support Malin’s surgeries.

Related stories

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.

Salt Lake City

...

Eliza Pace, KSLTV.com

‘Hazmat incident’ in Murray causes road closures and evacuations

Officials are responding to a hazmat incident in the area of 3900 South and 250 West.

2 days ago

A photovoltaic panel shines in the sun at the Appaloosa Solar 1 project near Cedar City. Rocky Moun...

Heather Peterson

Businesses on Salt Lake City’s west side taking steps toward using clean energy

A few businesses on Salt Lake City's west side are going solar. They hope to encourage others to do the same.

2 days ago

Temperatures in Salt Lake City are only expected to reach 77 degrees on Monday. However, winds and ...

Adam Small

Temperatures expected to cool down, while winds and wildfire danger rise

Temperatures in Salt Lake City are only expected to reach 77 degrees on Monday. However, winds and wildfire danger are on the rise.

3 days ago

Construction will close all 2100 South eastbound traffic for two blocks beginning on Monday....

Carter Williams, KSL.com

More traffic headaches coming to 2100 South reconstruction project in Sugar House

A project to overhaul a major Sugar House road and the utilities underneath it is moving along, but not before another major traffic shift.

3 days ago

two participants at the National Veterans Golden Age Games are shown saluting...

Michael Martinez

Around 2,000 volunteers needed for National Veterans Golden Age Games

Up to 2,000 volunteers are needed for the National Veterans Golden Age Games. This is the first time the games have been held in Utah.

6 days ago

two people sit in the summer heat...

Adam Small

Salt Lake registers hottest daily overnight low temperature Friday

Salt Lake City registered its hottest overnight low temperature ever recorded on Friday, June 14.

6 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Underwater shot of the fisherman holding the fish...

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Your Bear Lake fishing guide

Bear Lake offers year-round fishing opportunities. By preparing ahead of time, you might go home with a big catch!

A group of people cut a purple ribbon...

Comcast

Comcast announces major fiber network expansion in Utah

Comcast's commitment to delivering extensive coverage signifies a monumental leap toward a digitally empowered future for Utahns.

a doctor putting her hand on the chest of her patient...

Intermountain Health

Intermountain nurse-midwives launch new gynecology access clinic

An access clinic launched by Intermountain nurse-midwives provides women with comprehensive gynecology care.

Young couple hugging while a realtor in a suit hands them keys in a new home...

Utah Association of Realtors

Buying a home this spring? Avoid these 5 costly pitfalls

By avoiding these pitfalls when buying a home this spring, you can ensure your investment will be long-lasting and secure.

a person dressed up as a nordic viking in a dragon boat resembling the bear lake monster...

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Legend of the Bear Lake Monster

The Bear Lake monster has captivated people in the region for centuries, with tales that range from the believable to the bizarre.

...

Live Nation Concerts

All the artists coming to Utah First Credit Union Amphitheatre (formerly USANA Amp) this summer

Summer concerts are more than just entertainment; they’re a celebration of life, love, and connection.

Dog thrown out of car taken in by South Salt Lake Animal Services