When a family was evicted from their home in Dallas, Texas, they left behind their beloved dog like she was a piece of trash.
The poor pet spent a week alone in the abandoned apartment with no access to food or water and no heat. Luckily, rescuers got to the dog just in time, and they took her to the vet, where she was boarded and hydrated via IV fluids.
Over the next 12 hours, she would be slowly reintroduced to food. Sadly, the bottom half of her body, butt, and tail are stained yellow from having to live in her own urine and feces for who knows how long.
An Imgur user named Humdrumdergifan posted the entire story online, saying: “24 hours ago, she was found in an apartment where the tenants were evicted a week ago. Before you even ask, she is so calm and chilled out that she doesn’t bark. She just wines very softly, that’s why no one heard her in the apartment.”
He continued saying that the dog’s previous owner and her boyfriend kept the dog in their third-floor apartment. They rarely ever took her for a walk, simply to go to the bathroom on the balcony.
“In DFW the past few nights, the temperature dropped to below freezing at night time and the AC/heat unit was turned off. In addition to being in jail for assault, the woman is now facing animal cruelty charges,” Humdrumdergifan wrote.
The dog has no concept of a lease or collar, so her new owner bought her a stretchy red harness to help with leash training.
“She is scared, timid, nervous and shy. I’ve been showering her with affection, attention, and love. She’s already gaining confidence, weight and is turning into a real character. She has to be touching me at all times. She is the sweetest and most gentle dog I’ve ever had,” he wrote.
The man continued saying that he has been through a lot in the past few months, and he’s lost everything except for his job. “I am a different person with a dramatically different life. I lost my two dogs to my soon to be ex-wife and my psyche has been a complete disaster not having a dog to take care of the last 10 weeks. I need this dog just as much as she needs me. So happy,” he said.
We are very happy this dog and this man found each other at a time when both of them needed it most.
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[Featured Image: Imgur/Humdrumdergifan]