A veterinarian treated the dog with fluids and pain medication.
“Chemicals in hair dye are toxic causing a wide array of external injuries to your pet - possible burns, blindness and, because an animal’s first instinct is to lick, it can cause poisoning or internal burns. Just don’t,” Animal Services officials said.
After more than three months of extensive medical treatment, Violet made a full recovery.
"When the final badges came off we breathed a collective sigh of relief – Violet was beautiful," officials said. "She will always have her own individual style and that's just fine with her new owners, who specialize in beautifying pets."
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