Four Boys Save Skinny Abandoned Dog Tied With Bungee Cords

Dogs are great. They’re such loyal, wonderful animals that it is heart-breaking to hear about anything bad happening to them. But unfortunately, there are plenty of sad stories circulating the internet about dogs in need. When it comes to stray dogs, it’s next to impossible to not want to step in and help. And that is how this story came about.

Photo: Facebook / Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue

Four boys, Kenny, Kenneth, Kevin, and Andrew, all who come from Detroit, were helping a woman within their neighborhood move into a different part, when they came across a dog who was tied up outside an abandoned house. When the boys got closer, it became apparent that the dog hadn’t eaten in a long time, and she had been tied up using bungee cords.

Photo: Facebook / Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue

It was clear that the poor dog had been abandoned, so the boys took off the bungee cords and freed the shy animal.

They gave her the name Sparkles before taking her home to one of their houses in order to get her something to eat. They got her some bologna then called Detroit Pit Crew Rescue, the local shelter in their area, to tell them about Sparkles.

Photo: Facebook / Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue

While they waited for someone to come to them, the boys played with Sparkles. The little dog started to come out of her shell having been freed.

Photo: Facebook / Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue

When the rescue team arrived, the boys were not ready to just hand her over and forget about Sparkles. Since they had already bonded with Sparkles, they were reluctant to let her go without assurance that she would be ok.

They asked Detroit Pit Crew Rescue what exactly was going to happen to Sparkles. Once they were convinced that Sparkles would be ok, they let the rescue team take her.

The rescue team from Detroit Pit Crew Rescue were worried that the dog might have mange, but after they did some tests at the vet’s, they were relieved to know that she was negative. So they set to work fixing her up, cleaning her and helping her put on weight.

Photo: Facebook / Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue

It wasn’t long until Sparkles was able to find a new home. Thanks to the Detroit Pit Crew Rescue and the boys who initially rescued her, Sparkles has had a chance at being a loving and playful doggie in her forever home, where she is doing great and fitting in well. Hopefully in the future these boys will consider volunteering with animals. They’d be great at it. Glad that Sparkles is doing well and happy. She deserves it.

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