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Guy Won’t Tell Disabled Pup That She’s Any Different Than The Average Dog

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 September 27, 2023

Nuggy, AKA Chicken Nugget, is a special needs French Bulldog puppy who has defied the odds. Born with several deformities, it was initially thought that she wouldn’t be able to live a regular dog’s life. However, Nuggy’s bubbly enthusiasm and fighting spirit have proven otherwise.


When Nuggy first arrived at her foster home, she was so tiny that her foster dad foresaw many struggles ahead getting her back legs to work properly. But Nuggy’s determination and zest for life were evident from the start. Within the first three weeks, she was already climbing the little stairs to the couch to get to her big dog foster brother, Goliath.


Little by little, Nuggy began putting her feet lower to the ground and started to pick up speed. Her progress was so remarkable that it felt like she had been with her foster dad for years, even though it was only a few months. Nuggy’s foster dad knew that as long as she found the proper adopter, this little fighter would continue to thrive.

Fortunately, Nuggy hit a home run with her forever family. Her new parents are incredibly supportive and have enrolled her in a special rehab program to help her continue to develop her mobility. Nuggy’s family loves her dearly, and it’s evident in the way they care for her.


Whenever her parents have prior obligations, Nuggy returns to her foster dad for boarding. It’s like her second home, and she comes barreling in with excitement every time. Nuggy’s forever home couldn’t be more perfect for her, and she brings 100% enjoyment to everyone she meets.

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