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Puppy Goes From Fragile And Sickly To Glistening Jewel

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 June 19, 2024

Mochi, a puppy who was discovered after being abandoned and battling for survival against the severe parvovirus, is the epitome of strength and tenacity. Mochi was on the brink of collapse and weighed just one kilogram. The puppy was a picture of vulnerability. Thankfully, compassionate souls quickly brought him to a veterinary clinic where a team of devoted professionals began the arduous task of nursing him back to health. Despite his frail state, Mochi showed incredible resilience and an inspiring will to live. The staff fell head over heels in love with the tiny dog.


After a week of treatment, Mochi had made remarkable strides, overcoming the virus that had once threatened his life. Released from the clinic, he moved into a foster home that offered him the nurturing environment he needed to continue his recovery. This marked the beginning of a hopeful new chapter for Mochi, filled with warmth, affection, and a second chance at life.


As the days passed, Mochi’s condition improved steadily. The search began for his permanent home, a place where he could thrive forever. The puppy’s playful spirit shone through, and his days were filled with joyful discoveries, such as dressing up in his foster mother’s clothes. Mochi’s health milestones continued, with his second vaccination administered, ensuring he was growing healthier each day. Over the next few weeks, Mochi’s adventures included successful walks and attending his first adoption event, where he eagerly awaited someone to fall in love with him.


Finally, two months after being rescued, Mochi’s wait ended when he was adopted by a kind individual who promised him a loving home. Now healthy and cherished, Mochi’s journey from a fragile, sickly pup to a beloved pet is a heartwarming testament to the power of rescue and rehabilitation.

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