A deadly accident in Lebanon County Saturday killed two people and left a dog injured and homeless.
The dachshund, named Sheeba, is now on the road to recovery thanks to a Dauphin County animal hospital.
A week ago, Sheeba couldn't even lift her head up. But now she's up and walking and slowly returning to her old self again.
"She's blown me away. I think dogs are extremely resilient and she's evidence of that," said Dr. Jennifer Fletcher of the Animal Hospital of Dauphin County.
Sheeba broke her leg in two places and bruised her lungs as a result of the crash, which killed her owner. She was taken in by a dog lover who responded to the accident.
"Bringing her here, it made all the difference in the world," said Staff Sgt. Michael Worhach of the PA Air National Guard. "These guys did a great job. Bringing her back and getting her lively again."
Sheeba was so quiet that first responders didn't even realize she was in the car. But she was eventually found pinned underneath the passenger side seat.
"She was just kind of limp, you know what I mean? Not responsive or nothing like that. And they said, like I said, she was in shock," Worhach said.
Sheeba needs surgery for her broken leg. Through a special fund for rescued animals, the Animal Hospital of Dauphin County is helping to pay for her treatment. But more is needed for Sheeba's care.
"She's very quiet. She doesn't know anybody either, so she's slowly getting adjusted to our family," said Patricia Derry, whose family is adopting Sheeba permanently. "I think she's going to be happy if we get her well."
The Animal Hospital of Dauphin County is accepting monetary donations for Sheeba's surgery. You can mail or bring a check to the Animal Hospital of Dauphin County at 241 S Hershey Rd Harrisburg, PA 17112. Just write Sheeba's name in the memo.