Spartan the boxer on the road to recovery

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DENVER — Spartan the malnourished boxer from Westminster had another good night at the hospital Friday.

The Hobo Care Boxer Rescue has been tending to Spartan since he was brought to them in severely malnourished condition.

The organization said he has been moved from critical care to intermediate care.

After his upgrade to intermediate care, a nutritionist will work with the dog to help increase his food intake.

The rescue said Spartan’s┬ástomach is starting to get used to a proper diet and it is optimistic he’ll be released from the vet sometime Sunday.