Good

Puppy Mill Dog Transforms From A Neglected Waif To A Handsome Prince

Puppy Mill Dog Transforms From A Neglected Waif To A Handsome Prince

All too often when we hear about animal hoarding and neglect, our minds conjure heartbreaking images. For a pooch named Duffy, his life closely matched our most grim imaginings. But this is a Cinderella story, and Duffy was definitely deserving of a fairy tale ending! Read on to watch him transform from ill, matted and malnourished to healthy, loved and thankful.

duffy1

Duffy’s rescuers were shocked to find him sitting in his own filth in a dingy laundry room, his white fur severely matted and dirty. He was immobile save for one paw he used to reach out as if to say, “Please help.”

duffy2

He was one of 57 animals saved that day from a puppy mill. Unable to walk, Duffy’s rescuers had to carry him outside, where Duffy was given food, water, and tons of love. His recovery would be a long one, and it was unknown whether he would walk again.

Here’s how Duffy’s doing now:

Watch his incredible journey, including a surprise reunion at the end:

Find out how you can be a #HeroforAnimals like Duffy by visiting humanesociety.org/HeroforDuffy. Donations from kind humans are used by the Humane Society to “shut down puppy mills, end dogfighting, reduce the suffering of animals on factory farms and so much more.”

Featured image via The Humane Society of the United States

Comments