Derek is a black/brown Staffordshire terrier, approximately 2 years old. He was rescued by Claudia, Barrio Dogs Volunteer Coordinator. She saw him in the streets and noticed he was extremely thin. He was limping from his right leg and was dragging a long rope still attached to his neck. He was very approachable, friendly and sweet; Claudia noticed he was infested with fleas and did not have the heart to leave him behind.
He was immediately given a bath with flea shampoo and the following morning he went to see the vet. The injury on his right paw was a bullet wound and the bullet was removed. He's heart worm negative and has received all of his vaccinations. He will be neutered as soon as he's off antibiotics and gains a little more weight. He's very friendly with other dogs and humans too. Derek is currently living at AC Boarding.