Dog found shot, left for dead in Excelsior Springs on the mend

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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS -- A stray dog is recovering after someone shot it and left it for dead.

Someone found the black lab mix near Excelsior Springs on Thursday. The dog underwent emergency surgery to patch a hole in her lung. The dog received stitches and will need several days to recover.

She is currently being cared for at Excelsior Springs Friends of Animals Pet Rescue. Employees there have named her Princess. They're currently looking for her owner -- or a new forever home after she heals.