Dumpling, a blind Labrador abandoned on the street by his previous owners, is a dog whose backstory you may be familiar with. He was ten years old when he was left, and he was overweight.
Nobody knew why his previous owners had abandoned him. The only information about Dumpling’s story that circulated online was that he was left when his previous owners had a new litter of puppies.
While it appeared at the time that Dumpling’s chances were bleak, the Universe had other plans for him. With the help of pound volunteers and the power of social media, the blind dog found his forever home. He’s also made a new best friend! Bob is his name; like Dumpling, he is a Labrador.
A ranger discovered the blind dog while walking through Australia’s busy streets. He took Dumpling to a dog pound to ensure he was properly cared for.
People were eager to respond when news outlets publicized Dumpling’s story online and offline.
One of the organizations that helped Dumpling was Labrador Rescue Australia. In Australia, the charity rescues and places labrador retrievers in forever homes. Labrador Rescue Australia rescued dumplings from the pound. She was with them for about a year and a half.
They forced her to go on a diet to address her weight issues. She weighed a whopping 13 kg, and the organization needed to act. They placed her for adoption after all of her medical issues were resolved.
Dumpling is now a happy member of the Ingebrigtsen family, living in southeast Queensland. Debbie Ingebrigtsen adores Dumpling and is delighted to be able to look after him. Debbie and the rest of her family show Dumpling their love and affection daily.
Source:?A Dog To Love