Rescuers Had No Idea How Badly Dog Was Injured Until The Matted Fur Was Removed…

After living on the streets, Sparrow found her way into an apartment complex. The poor incredibly dirty matted dog was limping and injured, when residents decided to call for help.

Hope for Paws responded and drove out to the apartment complex to try and help her. When rescuers arrived, they attempted to secure the area so that the little dog could not run away from them when they approached her.

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As they spotted her, they quickly realized that wasn’t going to be a problem. Despite all her pain, Sparrow was excited to see her rescuers. The poor dog was absolutely starving, and eagerly ate everything her rescuers offered to her.

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After feeding her the rescuers tried to slip a leash over her…

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…but the little dog got scared and retreated under a chair. Rescuers saw how badly Sparrow was limping and knew they needed to get her to the vet right away. They began offering her food again, and while she was eating and distracted…

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…they were able to slip a leash around her, ensuring that she was safe.

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Once Sparrow was secured, rescuers gently picked her up and rushed her to the vet. Sparrow seemed to realize that she was finally going to get the help she so desperately needed.

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Sparrow was injured and badly matted she was, so it was hard to tell exactly what her injuries were. Doctors began to shave Sparrow down to try and uncover her injuries…

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…and found that not only did she have a very badly broken leg, but a huge tumor on her ear, as well as a few other small tumors.

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Luckily the tumor was benign, but poor Sparrow was in a lot of pain, and her rescuers were shocked that she was able to survive on the streets in her condition. Despite all the pain, Sparrow calmly allowed the vets to examine her.

Sparrow underwent surgery to fix her broken leg and remove all of the tumors on her body. The surgery went incredibly well and all of Sparrow’s injuries were fixed with no issues.

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Within a few days, Sparrow was already a completely different dog. Her pain was gone, and she could finally live her life like a happy dog.

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Sparrow found her forever family a few weeks later and is now living out her happily ever after. She’s white, fluffy and healthy and looks so different from the dirty, matted dog she was when rescuers first found her. She no longer has a limp and can run as fast as she wants. thanks to the rescuers who took the time to save her life.

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Watch the full video of Sparrow’s rescue below:

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