Nobody Wanted To Adopt This Pup With Special Needs Until He Went Viral

Life can be difficult as a dog in a shelter. That is especially true if you are a special needs puppy.

Although Jack certainly fit into that category, it turned out well for him after he found his forever home.

Unfortunately, Jack had some difficulty as a result of spina bifida and, although he was only nine months old, he just couldn’t seem to find a home. He was even given a special day out by his foster team and it was posted on Facebook by Peaches Bully Rescue in Ohio.

Photo: Unsplash/Egor Myznik

After dressing him up and getting him ready for a 40-minute drive to meet his new owners, they ended up ghosting him. Unfortunately, he had not found his forever home with that family.

Article continues below

Our Featured Programs

See how we’re making a difference for People, Pets, and the Planet and how you can get involved!

They went on to say that they had respect for the volunteers that were giving Jack a chance at finding a home. They also realized that when he did find a home, it would be just right for him.

Jack was very sad when his meet and greet person was a no show, no call. He had a bath, got his fancy harness on, had a…

Posted by Peaches Bully Rescue on Friday, January 22, 2021

After making that post on Facebook, Jack went viral and it wasn’t long before a family was on the hook. In fact, his story was viral enough that even People Magazine, The New York Post, and The Today Show covered it!

Suddenly, hundreds of applications were pouring into the rescue after more than 3 million people saw Jack’s story.

It wasn’t just people from the United States, there were families from other countries, including Australia, the UK, and Germany that offered to give him a home.

Even though Jack has to wear a diaper because of his health condition, he is loveable and will make a fine addition to the right home.

Fortunately, the right home was found!

🎉 The much awaited news!! 🎉 Jack has found his home 🏠 ! After multiple false starts in securing his fur-ever home,…

Posted by Peaches Bully Rescue on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

You can follow Jack on Instagram, @the_real_jack12.

Help Rescue Animals

Provide food and vital supplies to shelter pets at The Animal Rescue Site for free!