Adorable dog whose addict owner cut off his front legs has a fairy tale ending with rescue family

Mail Online | 7/23/2019 | Reporter
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A dog who had his front legs cut off by his previous owner has been given a new chance to inspire hope after being rescued from his abusive home.

The mixed-breed pup was digging a hole in the garden of the house he lived in with his drug addict owner in Ukraine, when the unnamed owner, who was high at the time, proceeded to attack the dog and cut off his two front legs.

Home - Neighbor - Shelter - Recovery - Shelter

True managed to drag himself near to the closest neighboring home, where a shocked neighbor found him, and quick had him taken to a shelter where he began his recovery - but the Ukrainian shelter were concerned that True wouldn't survive the winter due to his handicapped state.

When True, who was then two-years-old, had healed physically, the shelter reached out to one of their rescue partners in Canada, Cause 4 Paws, to spread True's story on social media and start fundraisers for his flight and initial medical bills.

True - Experience - Facebook - Erin - Blaak

Reading about True's experience on Facebook instantly made Erin Blaak, 31, and Romain Avril, 33, want to adopt him, so she reached out to the rescue center and offered True a home. On December 4, 2018, True was taken to Toronto where he was greeted by his new family at the airport.

Erin, an estate agent, and Paris-born Romain, a chef, already own a Pomeranian called Bandito and a Labrador-Dane mix breed, Brady.

True - Family - Injuries - Lot - Time

True has settled into the family well, but his injuries mean that he needs to be carried around a lot of the time and he gets tired easily, although Erin and Romain have to make sure he gets enough exercise to prevent weight gain.

While in the house, True has learned to walk on just his hind legs and is even able to jump on the sofa and...
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