MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A desperate search is on for the owners of a partially paralyzed, Schnauzer mix dog that was found by a Good Samaritan in the northwest area of Miami-Dade.

The 7-year old gray, male is a special needs dog. It is paralyzed in the hind legs and is assisted by the use of a wheelchair like device.

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The dog which has been named “Huggies” has been examined by the Miami-Dade County Animal Services veterinary staff and is deemed to be in fair condition.

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But officials helping care for the dog said Huggies does need special attention and lots of love.

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