Violet ended up in a kill shelter, alone and afraid. She was so severely malnourished and frightened. She likely would have been euthanized quickly due to her poor condition, writes ilovemydogsomuch
Fortunately Whitney, a volunteer with I Stand With My Pack, heard about the Shar-Pei and raced to pick her up.
The first stop after freeing Violet from the shelter was the vet’s office. The volunteers were nervous to see what she weighed. You could see every bone on Violet’s body. The numbers don’t lie, a Shar-Pei should weigh between 40-60 lbs. Violet was under twenty. Their hearts broke for the poor dog. Why would anyone do this to an innocent animal ?
Whitney attempted to animal Violet and calm her down. She felt every vertebra in her spine. After that Whitney kneeled down and the way Violet looked at her verified her suspicions. Violet had no concept what love was. This was a turning point for the wonderful girl.Her life was surely ready to change.
Once in her foster home with Whitney, Violet began to learn what it meant to have frequent meals and a loving mom. Violet discovers what toys are and even has her very own bed. The first time she walked onto it, Whitney exploded with joy!
As the weeks proceeded, Violet gained weight. She found out more things too. Just how to have fun with doggy buddies and all about happy dog zoomies! She found more things she suched as. She’s turning into a happy, healthy doggo and everyone was thrilled.
Violet’s transformation is straight out of a storybook. To see what happens next, check out the video below. We promise it’s loaded with feel-good moments with adorable doggy smiles. We are so grateful for rescue groups and The Dodo for featuring stories like this one. Violet is another example of a shelter dog that can make the perfect pet. Remember to always support local rescues and shelters. They need our help.