Police rescued this pup in White Rock Lake, but he still needs your help

Nemo has been rescued once, but needs your help (Photo courtesy of East Lake Pet Orphanage).

Police rescued a dog from White Rock Lake, but he needs your help before he is completely out of the water.

Nemo was spotted Tuesday afternoon about a half mile from shore at White Rock Lake when the Dallas Police Department rescue team pulled him out of the water and brought him to East Lake Pet Orphanage, according to NBCDFW.

But upon arriving to the pet orphanage, they discovered that Nemo has heartworm disease, and he needs $2,000 for treatment. In a Facebook post, East Lake Pet Orphanage is asking for donations to help treat the disease, which can be deadly.

“It will take some time before Nemo is ready and back to a healthy state, but he can be eligible to receive treatment with your help!,” the post reads.

Click here to donate.

Photo courtesy of East Lake Pet Orphanage

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