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A Pint-Sized Puppy Was Left In A Planter Outside Supermarket

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 March 4, 2024

Every dog dreams of having parents to show them the beauty of life and give them all the love in the world. Regrettably, too many dogs experience the pain of abandonment, left to fend for themselves on the streets. Puppies, in particular, struggle without their mother’s care or a compassionate human to rely on. This is the story of Maisie, a tiny, endearing puppy abandoned outside a supermarket. She cried for help, overlooked by many who passed by without offering the assistance she desperately needed. Thankfully, fortune smiled on Maisie when a kind man discovered her. Overwhelmed by her situation, he comforted her, promising safety in his arms.


Named Maisie by her rescuer, who happened to run a shelter, she quickly adapted to her new environment, comforted by the affectionate care she received. Despite her harsh beginning, Maisie’s trust in humans was restored, thanks to the kindness of her rescuer.


Her spirits were lifted, and Maisie buzzed with youthful exuberance, eager to bond with another shelter resident named Ozzy. Ozzy, who was recuperating from his own experiences, treated Maisie with gentle care, understanding her need for companionship and comfort. Their friendship blossomed, providing Maisie with the security and confidence she craved. She delighted in the warmth of her bed and the joy of her toys, flourishing under the shelter’s nurturing environment.


Recognizing Maisie’s readiness for a permanent home, her caregiver began the search for her forever family. It wasn’t long before a family fell head over heels for her and eagerly welcomed her into their home. Embracing her new life, Maisie experienced the unconditional love she always deserved. Her journey from a lonely supermarket doorstep to a loving home highlights the transformative power of compassion and the hope for all abandoned puppies to find their happy endings.

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