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Family Abandons Pit Bull At Kill Shelter Because She's “Not A Cute Puppy Anymore”

Posted On: Nov 21, 2020   |   Posted By: iHeart Dogs

Family Abandons Pit Bull At Kill Shelter Because She's “Not A Cute Puppy Anymore”

Sadly, not every family treats their dogs with respect. A sweet Pit Bull named Ellie thought she had a loving home. She came to her first family as a puppy, when she was adorable and irresistible to them. But as soon as she turned a year old, her loved ones turned their backs on her. They surrendered her at a high kill shelter in Tennessee, saying they no longer wanted her because she was “not a cute puppy anymore.” This broke Ellie's heart, and she spent days wondering why her family had left her. She was much more shy and reserved than the other dogs at the shelter, so she continuously got overlooked. Soon, she was set for euthanasia, but one determined couple refused to let that happen.
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A Chance Encounter
Jon Patel hadn't been planning to adopt a dog when he visited the shelter Ellie was at. He just wanted to have a look at the adoptable animals. Right away, he noticed that there were a lot of barking dogs, so his attention was immediately directed toward Ellie. She was quiet,...

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