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Unwanted Puppy’s Ditched In Chicken Pen At Market Because He Has Mange

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 August 26, 2023

Animals, like people, desire care and love, and anyone who has ever owned a pet knows how quickly they become part of the family. It’s hard to imagine celebrating a birthday, recognizing a holiday, or doing anything without them. One such story of love and care is that of Pino, who had a rough start in life.


In a video posted on YouTube, Pino was found as a puppy, shivering, shaking, and cowering in the corner of a chicken pen. It is speculated that he was dumped because he had mange. Fortunately, kind-hearted people took Pino in, cared for him, and nursed him back to health. However, the road to recovery was long. It took two weeks before Pino was strong enough to undergo a medicated bath, as he was simply too weak. The video shows the puppy weighed several times during his recovery.


As Pino’s skin and fur began to heal, his adorable personality started to shine through. “He quickly became a very playful little boy,” the woman in the video mentioned. While the human rescuers played a significant role in Pino’s recovery, other rescue dogs also helped him by showing him the love he desperately needed and desired. “He immediately found a surrogate mother,” the woman said. “She took him under her wing and gave him so much love.”


Two months after his rescue, Pino was adopted and finally found his happy “fur-ever” home. He is now happy, healthy, and receiving plenty of love and attention. The transformation in Pino’s appearance and personality from rescue to adoption is both startling and heartwarming.

Animals, like humans, need love and care to thrive. Pino’s story is a testament to the power of compassion and the incredible impact it can have on an animal’s life. It’s a reminder to all of us to be kind to our furry friends and to support animal rescue organizations that work tirelessly to save and rehabilitate animals in need.

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