The power of love is evident in this inspiring rescue story.
In China, a dog that was close to death was rescued in the nick of time and is now on the path to recovery thanks to the incredible care and support he received.
Humane Society International took to Facebook to share this heartwarming story and expressed their gratitude to their partner, VShine, an animal welfare agency in China, for rescuing and providing care for the dog.
Rescuers were devastated upon discovering a large dog abandoned on a heap of garbage, left there to perish. The dog seemed immobile and was likely suffering from distemper, with suspected broken legs.
Whimpering in agony, the dog was transported by the rescuers to an animal hospital. There, he underwent treatment and received more than 200 stitches.
It was evident that the puppy had never experienced love or a kind touch before, but that was about to change.
The rescuers named him Little Horse and were determined to do everything they could to save him.
The medical team was uncertain whether the neglected pup would survive, but he did!
Little Horse is being shown affection for the first time with cuddles, kisses, and daily snuggles from his caregivers. Every day, he is getting stronger, but he still has a long way to go. Fortunately, he is in the midst of people who will continue to love and offer him the best care until he is ready to be adopted into a permanent home.
Little Horse is an adorable dog who loves spending time with other animals at the clinic. He is such a sweet boy and has captured the hearts of everyone who has met him. HSI expressed their gratitude to their partners and supporters who made the rescue and Little Horse’s second chance possible. Little Horse’s story has touched thousands of people, and many have praised all those involved.
One individual commented, “It was heartwarming to witness the love and care that Little Horse received from the people. This is often the crucial element that gives animals the strength to survive. It was heartbreaking to see the condition in which he was found, but a big thank you to the rescue team!”
Another person wrote, “This story brought tears to my eyes!!! I am thrilled that Little Horse is now on the road to recovery. Thank you so much for not giving up on him and for giving him a second chance at life.”
The following video shared by the Humane Society of the United States captures the touching moment when the little pup, who has endured so much, lets out a howl for the first time. Watching it is sure to move you to tears. Be sure to check it out and share it with your loved ones.