Poor Dog Finally Rescued After Being Kept On Such A Short Chain She Couldn't Rest Her Head For Years
September 14, 2018 10:06 By Fabiosa
There is nothing more heartbreaking than seeing an animal treated badly, especially by their owners. Luckily, there are many people who refuse to turn a blind eye to abuse and rush to help out innocent creatures. The following is a story of a wonderful rescue, which makes us happy for the saved animal.
Nursing to health after years of abuse
When people noticed how badly their neighbor was treating their dog it was almost too late. Cala was a mechanic's guard dog near San Jose, Costa Rica.
The owner kept Cala on a chain so short, she couldn't put her head down and had to exist for several years with a tight restraint around her neck.
In addition, the mechanic wasn't taking necessary care of Cala, including not giving her enough food and neglecting taking her to the vet.
Fortunately, neighbors took notice of such mistreatment and contacted local police along with a local dog sanctuary.
Lya Battle, the founder of the local animal shelter, said she was shocked at Cala's condition and couldn't believe she lived so long on such a short chain.
It took a long time to treat Cala, but it took even longer to make her trust humans and other dogs.
For an animal so recluse and unfamiliar with love and care, it was difficult to get used to company, but the caretakers were able to take her past the nightmare she'd lived in. As Battle told The Dodo:
We saw Cala go from a weak, feeble animal, too depressed to care, to a stronger creature willing to stand up for herself. With time, we also got to see that willful creature incorporate play and goofiness into her daily routine.
But the best thing about this is that Cala found a foster family, who adores her and spoils her at every turn:
After years of neglect, torture and imprisonment, Cala seems to be getting all the puppy misbehaving process out of her system and we all think that's just fine. She is happy, strong, willful, a bit stubborn, and spoiled by her foster mom and family.
It warms our hearts to see a lovely dog finally finding love and care she always deserved.
If you see any signs of animal cruelty, please, don't hesitate to get help. If you don't know any local shelters, just contact 911 and help save an innocent life.
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