When Tara first met her foster dog Daenerys, she couldn’t believe what she was seeing.
While she doesn’t know how long it had been since the pup’s previous owners abandoned her inside an apartment, there’s no doubt Tara arrived just in time. The sweet pit bull weighed 25 pounds and was clearly knocking at death’s door. But even in her condition, she was full of love for everyone around her.
Someone had stopped by to change the locks when they found the poor pup. They immediately contacted Tara and ultimately saved Daenerys’ life. After freeing Daenerys from her prison, Tara got straight to work on nursing her back to health.
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One thing she noticed right away was the dog’s obvious desire to be loved.
“She did not seem scared at all of any of us,” Tara said. “She never growled. Never backed away. Never shied away. She would even lean in for a scratch.”
Because Daenerys was so weak, she barely moved at first, but a few days later, she was playing!
Week by week, she slowly gained weight, and her personality began shining through. She developed an adorable obsession with stuffed animals…
…and thanked her foster mom for saving her with kisses and cuddles!
Even though Daenerys is about 7, she isn’t too old to have plenty of new experiences!
Tara wasn’t sure if Daenerys got to enjoy outdoor adventures in her previous life, so she took her to a local lake. When they arrived, the overjoyed dog went nuts in the best way! After splashing up a storm, the furry “shark” had a blast biting at the water.
“It just made me so happy,” Tara said. “It was like her really being a dog for the first time.”
After everything she’s been through, Daenerys is finally ready for her forever family.
Anyone who is interested in adopting her can submit an application to the Phoenix-based rescue BB’s Honor. We’re sure it’s only a matter of time until a lucky family snatches her up! After all, who wouldn’t want to bring this cutie home?
What a sweetheart! We can’t thank Tara enough for giving Daenerys the life she has always deserved!
See more of her transformation in the video below, and share this story to help her find a forever home.
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