Abandoned puppy found in parking lot reveals a heartbreaking truth with its extra hind legs

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.06 - 2023 1:47 PM CET

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Abandoned puppy found in parking lot reveals a heartbreaking truth with its extra hind legs.

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It turns out that even purebred puppies can't always count on finding a loving home. A passerby discovered a two-month-old Cocker Spaniel puppy abandoned in a parking lot near a large supermarket.

Upon picking up the little one, the man immediately understood why someone had left it there. The puppy had more than four legs, making it difficult for her to function normally.

A man walking through a busy parking lot spotted a small creature between the cars. As he approached, he realized it was a tiny Cocker Spaniel puppy. It was clear that someone had intentionally abandoned the pup there.

The puppy looked unusual with two extra hind legs. This was the first time the man had ever seen a six-legged dog, prompting him to seek help from local animal shelter workers.

The puppy turned out to be a female, named Ariel due to her unique body shape resembling a mermaid's tail. Ariel's extra limbs made it difficult for her to move. Medical imaging revealed that she had two extra hind legs and the beginnings of an additional pelvic joint. The deformities were severe, making it a priority to find her a temporary home where she could regain trust in humans and build confidence.

A new chapter for Ariel

Fortunately, someone quickly stepped up to provide Ariel with a warm corner, a full food bowl, and all the care she would need. Ariel is currently enjoying a comfortable life with her caring guardian.

It's already known that she will need to undergo a long and complicated surgery, but specialists have decided to wait until she grows a bit more. For now, Ariel can enjoy the company of loving humans while waiting for the time when she can fully utilize her body.

Specialists are full of hope and optimism, convinced that Ariel has a chance for a normal and comfortable life.

You can watch the magnificent dog in the post below

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