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Dog Made Herself A Bed With Tattered Blanket And Lingered For A Lifeline

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on October 26, 2023

A young dog named Harley was abandoned in a dangerous area known for dumping dogs. She wouldn’t have survived long, but thanks to the efforts of a dedicated rescuer, Harley was saved from a life of uncertainty and has now found her forever home.


Judy with TAO Animal Rescue routinely searches the area for abandoned dogs. She found Harley lying on a makeshift bed, scared and alone. The young pup was in a vulnerable state, but her rescuer patiently waited for her to feel comfortable. After about 45 minutes, Harley finally allowed Judy to approach her and take her to safety.


Once in Judy’s truck, Harley quickly fell asleep, snoring peacefully as she was taken away from the dangerous area. The rescuer knew that Harley’s life was about to change for the better, and she was determined to find her a loving home.

Harley’s journey took an exciting turn when she experienced snow for the first time. The Texas dog was overjoyed, running and playing in the snow without a care in the world. It was a stark contrast to her previous life, where she had to run from those who wanted to harm her.

After attending an adoption event, Harley’s luck continued to improve when a family expressed interest in adopting her. The once-abandoned puppy was now on her way to a loving forever home where she would be cherished and cared for.


In her new home, Harley has blossomed into a happy and well-adjusted dog. Her adoptive family adores her, and she has become an integral part of their lives. The transformation from a scared, abandoned puppy to a beloved family member is truly remarkable.

Harley’s story serves as a reminder of the importance of rescuing and adopting animals in need. There are countless dogs like Harley who have been abandoned and are in desperate need of a loving home. By choosing to adopt, you can give these animals a second chance at a happy life.

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