9/17/2018: This is Buddy. He was picked up from a Peoria, IL shelter on Saturday and is being fostered by a River King Member. Buddy has had a pretty rough start to life but everything changes from here on out. Left chained and starved inside a home, a case worker notified animal control who seized him and another dog in the home. The other dog did not survive unfortunately. Buddy weighs 65 lbs and is eating three meals a day as he is extremely underweight. We believe he is a very nice and smart dog and was well behaved at the veterinarian. He is estimated to be within 2-3 years old. Buddy is not neutered yet as he needs to gain weight first.