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Man Drove Back To Puppy Whose ‘Pitiful’ Face Haunted Him All Day

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

While driving one day, a man nearly hit a small, trembling puppy wandering in the middle of an alleyway. Unable to ignore the pup’s plight, he stopped and took her in, providing her with warmth, food, and love. The puppy, no older than two months, was merely skin and bones. Her sad face haunted her rescuer. But with each passing day, the pup began to heal and trust again.


The once-abandoned puppy found safety and comfort in her new home, and her health began to improve. She became territorial in her cage, barking at other dogs and trying to catch the cats that came near her. But as she grew stronger and more confident, her fear and shyness began to subside.

Day by day, the rescued pup continued to get better. She gained weight and her traumatized soul soon gave way to trust. Each meal and cozy night’s sleep brought her closer to the ‘vibrant, healthy puppy’ she was always meant to be.


By day 15, the love and care she received had worked wonders and helped her regain her health and confidence. She was no longer on her own and she found her bliss in the company of other doggy friends who shared her world. Surrounded by companions who understood her journey, she thrived in an environment filled with care and affection.

By day 28, the rescued pup had undergone a remarkable transformation. She had gained weight and her once-fragile bones had grown sturdier. What truly warmed the hearts of her new dad was seeing her joyful interactions with her newfound doggy companions. She spent her days running and frolicking with her furry friends, wagging her tail and smiling.


In this haven of happiness and love, the once-trembling pup found her place. She is a living testament to the remarkable resilience of animals and the incredible transformation that can occur when compassion and care are extended to those in need.

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