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This Rescue Dog Is So Tiny, He Has A Wardrobe Made From Children’s Socks!

Looks like the Millbrook Animal Center (RSPCA) in Chobham, Surrey has cared for animals of all different sizes!

Meet Arthur, the tiniest addition to the shelter. Thought to be a Chinese Crested/Chihuahua cross, this itty bitty baby arrived at the RSPCA at just six weeks old. Now eight weeks, Arthur weighs a minuscule 600 grams, or about 1.3 pounds, and is four inches tall.

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He’s made great progress in a short amount of time. Once suffering from hypothermia, worms, and a skin infection, this little guy has regained his appetite, health, and his warmth, thanks to caring shelter staff.

But how do you dress such a tiny doggy to keep out the chill? Keep him cozy in children’s socks, of course! Arthur now has a wardrobe of colorful, silly, wooly, and toasty jumpers, some made from socks with tiny arm and leg holes, some hand-knit, just for him!

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The petite puppy is too teeny to keep in a crate, so shelter staff have been giving him 24/7 foster care. In just a couple of weeks, he’ll be healthy enough to go home with his forever family! (Update: He has since gone home!)

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See more adorable pictures of this runway-worthy pooch at SWNS, and check out this little nugget in action:


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Written by Karen Tietjen
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