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Emaciated Puppy Survives With Help From His Friends – And YOU!

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible. 

Ringo was a pitiful sight when he first arrived at Bottle Babies Rescue in Allen Park, Michigan. Naturally tiny, he was even more frail than most Chihuahua mix puppies his age.

His belly was full of worms, and he was nearly bald from a serious skin infection. Ringo’s new friends at BBR were afraid he might not make it.

Photo c/o Bottle Babies Rescue

But this little fella is a fighter! With the help of his rescuers and their veterinarian, he slowly began to improve.

In addition to medications and supplements, Ringo’s recovery was dependent on healthy food provided by’s Rescue Bank Program.

The organization donates healthy kibble to dogs in need each time you make a purchase from iHeart Dogs.

Photo c/o Bottle Babies Rescue

After starting a grain-free, low allergen diet, Ringo’s skin improved drastically. His hair coat grew back, and he is now at a strong, healthy weight!

“’s Rescue Bank has provided some amazing items that have helped many different animals in our rescue. From Chewy pallets which can contain any item, to large food or treat shipments, we appreciate any item we get and many help pups or kittens get over the uphill challenges they struggle with.”

– Bottle Babies Rescue

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Written by Dina Fantegrossi
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