Every dog deserves to be cherished but unfortunately not all dogs are lucky enough to get the love and care that they desperately need, especially those who are born with some disabilities or rare birth defects that make them look kind of unusual. Dogs like these are often thrown out right after coming to this world and have to struggle to survive on their own.
This Pit Bull – Rottweiler mix, thankfully, is a lucky one. Three years ago, Kaley Carlyle heard about that unique pup from the mother dog’s owner. She met him as a rescuer who intended to helped the dog seek medical care if he needed some and found him a loving home, but then she ended up being his human mom instead.
After taking the dog in, Kaley named him Chupacabra (or Chupey for short) after the legendary creature in Mexican folklore. During 10 years of being heavily involved in the dog rescue world, Kaley had never seen such a special puppy.
Chupey had very little fur, really small eyes, curved ears, large teeth and a big mouth that made him look like he was born with a permanent smile. And it’s that bright smile that melted her heart in the blink of an eye, making Kaley fell in love with the little guy somehow.
Later, they discovered that his strange look was caused by an extra piece of a chromosome, but it didn’t stop the dog from making the most of his life every day. It seemed like the birth defect only affected him physically, not mentally.
Chupey had always been an energetic and cheerful doggo who wholeheartedly adored his humans, and he was pretty great around other dogs too. Since Kaley was an animal rescuer, she had fostered numerous dogs and Chupey was always a nice pal for them all.
Now three years have passed and Chupey is still the happiest doggo on Earth! He’s not only an amazing friend of Kaley’s daughter Carson, he’s also a really supportive advocate for special needs dogs and dogs that look a little bit different in general. Isn’t it sweet?
Let’s take a peek at this inspiring boi:
Please share Chupey’s moving story with your loved ones!
H/T: GeoBeats Animals