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Leaders of the Montgomery Humane Society say a starving dog wandering around West Montgomery will probably survive after a WSFA 12 News employee and two other people found the animal and called for help.
The brown dog with four white paws was visibly emaciated, its ribs showing and its neck raw.
WSFA 12 News assignment editor Vince Hodges, whom we're now told is the dog's name sake, was out shooting video for a news report when he spotted the dog along West Patton Avenue a few blocks from the station.
Vince called the Montgomery Humane Society while the other folks found bread and water for the distressed animal. The pooch quickly devoured the meal before being transported by humane society employees.
It was not originally believed the dog, now named "Vince", would survive, but officials with the humane society say after examining him, it's believed he can recover despite what they called "horrific injuries" and malnutrition.
Vince Hodges, a true newsman not wanting to be part of the story, wasn't looking for publicity when asked in the newsroom for his own statement for a story. He shook his head and said his kids can now say he's famous.
He did say he hopes others will look at the pictures and, if possible, support their local shelters in some way.