Hungry and dying dog has a second chance in life

No one wanted to believe how this dog, called Dong-Jin, was still alive. The poor animal didn’t eat a good meal in months and he was barely strong enough to stand still. He also had a bad skin condition, which caused most of his skin to fall out.

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In February 2016, a man noticed Dong-Jin tied up in a property in Jeongdongjin, a small town in South Korea. Dong-Jin was a Samoyed, a type of dog known for having a lot of white and fluffy hair. However, the puppy was almost bald…

“The dog was very sick and obviously there was something very wrong with him.” , said Park the founder of Free Korean Dogs. “It was a very difficult situation.”

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When the man confronted the owner and asked the dog, the owner refused to give him Dong-Jin. It was there that they threatened to denounce the owner for animal cruelty, which led the owner to finally deliver the dog to the organization.

The man took Dong-Jin to an emergency veterinary clinic but the dog was so ill, that the staff of the didn’t know for sure if he would survive!

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They gave their best and, to everyone’s surprise, Dong-Jin began to improve. He slowly gained weight and his hair grew.” In four months, we saw a big difference,” said Park. “Then, after six months, he became a normal dog.”

When Dong-Jin was well enough to leave the veterinary clinic, he entered a shelter camp in a private shelter in South Korea. “He had lots of dogs and loved being with them.”, Park said. “He was very happy and knew he was in a safe place.”

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Many people applied to adopt Dong-Jin, but Park felt that a Vancouver family in Canada was the best for him. “They had a nice house and a backyard.”, said Park. “The mother is a writer and she works at home, so Dong-Jin wouldn’t be alone.”

Last September, Dong-Jin was loaded into a travel box and flew to Vancouver to meet his new family.

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“He’s totally spoiled now.”, said Park. “He loves people so much. He is very sweet and kind.”

This poor animal was destined to die but now he overflows health with a family that truly loves him… How wonderful!

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Source: The Dodo