When families move, it can be a stressful time, not only for the humans but the family pets. A neighbor reported a family had moved almost a year ago and abandoned the family dog to fend for itself.
When Hope For Paws rescuers showed up, they found a sad, helpless dog that had remained at the house waiting for his owners to come home for over a year.
The dog was so frightened he kept running from them even when they offered him food and treats.
Contrary to some pet owner beliefs dogs are not equipped to survive on their own. Dogs are domesticated animals that do not hunt for food and cannot keep themselves warm and dry. All of them rely on humans for food, shelter, and warmth. Dogs are not to be abandoned.
Hope for Paws rescuers knew to keep him calm they needed to act quickly. The rescuers gave him the name Stewie. Even under so much stress Stewie never once tried to bite the workers. It was as if he knew his life was about to change.
The vet took an x-ray and discovered that Stewie had been starving and to survive he had eaten ROCKS! The shaking pup was examined further and numerous tumors were found on his back and belly. Luckily the tumors were all benign and removed by the vet.
Watch Stewie’s Amazing recovery in the video below!
You can help!
Please donate $5 today and help Hope for Paws cover the huge medical bills we have to pay every month: or to adopt Stewie, please contact our friends at: http://www.HopeForPaws.org