Originally Posted by 14+kitties
The best place for this dog is with a rescue. It is plain that humans come before the dog in this household. Surrender, and pay if need be. At least give this poor thing a chance.
I have to agree with 14+K.
I must add that this dog can be saved but in the right environment, with the right people and in a rescue and not a shelter. This way the dog will be placed with an experienced foster family to help in getting through issues.