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Despaired Puppy Found Asleep In Road, Whisked Away By Hopeful Women

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 February 14, 2024

Few things evoke greater sadness than encountering a lone, suffering puppy without a home. Sadly, this scenario occurs far too often in a world where countless dogs are abandoned or misplaced. Estimates suggest there are around two hundred million stray dogs globally, a figure that likely underestimates the actual population. These helpless creatures are left to their own devices to find food, water, and shelter. Many perish, but thanks to the diligent efforts of kind people and rescuers, some dogs find their happy endings like the puppy in this story.


The tale of this particular dog mirrors the plight of many. Discovered by two women, the puppy lay alone in the middle of a bustling street, vulnerable to being trampled by people passing through. She was emaciated and feeble, her distressed condition was evident at first glance– with dry, infected skin raising fears of potential mange.

Swiftly, she was whisked away to a veterinary clinic for a comprehensive assessment and treatment. Thankfully, the prognosis wasn’t dire, and the pup was expected to recover within weeks. The compassionate veterinarians opted to care for her on-site until she regained her strength.


Remarkably, after just one day, she showed signs of improvement. Displaying a hearty appetite and a zest for play, she quickly became a staff favorite as well as a doting companion to the other rescued dogs in their care. The pup was relocated to a shelter, where she patiently awaits a new, loving family. Given her endearing nature, it’s likely she found her match by now.

Despite disheartening statistics about stray dogs, it’s everyday heroes like these who make a tangible difference. With compassion as their compass, ordinary individuals can transform the lives of vulnerable creatures with even the smallest gestures of kindness.

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