This story originally appeared at American Web Media.
Nobody knows for sure how it happened, but Lunita, a sweet Argentine mutt, found herself paralyzed in a terrible accident that left her wearing diapers and using a wheelchair.
Unfortunately, her former owner wasn’t equipped to deal with the dog, whose disability meant she also had to wear diapers. But instead of helping Lunita find a different home, this person, or people, Instead of helping the poor dog, who also had to use diapers, this person, or people, cruelly dumped her in the street.
Fortunately, a good Samaritan happened across the dog, who had been tied to a handrail and left by herself in the sweltering Argentine heat. She didn’t have any water or food. Nor could she used the bathroom. Nearby was her wheelchair and a package of diapers, not that there was any way she could possibly use them.
Lunita’s rescuer immediately called for LUBA Salta, a dog rescue organization that rushed to the scene. After administering immediate medical attention, they started trying to find the sweet animal a forever home. It wasn’t long before a generous family in the United States offered to adopt this sweet special needs dog.
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Unfortunately, Lunita’s new family quickly realized they weren’t equipped to deal with Lunita’s disability, so they started looking for other accommodations.
Despite finding a loving family, it looked like Lunita was once again about to be homeless. To throw some salt in the wound, the dog also came down with a staph infection after sleeping in a mites-infested bed.
Thankfully, Lunita’s fortunes improved a final time. A third family reached out to welcome this poor girl into their home, they had experience dealing with special needs pooches — plus, they already have another dog!
Now Lunita isn’t just in a loving family, she also has a fur sibling so she doesn’t feel all alone. We’re so happy that Lunita finally found the loving home she deserves!
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