She was chained up in a dusty, concrete garage for over eight years. Despite being neglected and abused for so many years, all she wanted was love.Rescuers fromAMA Animal Rescuein New Yorkcame to save her from the horror she was facing, and Lola was so overjoyed, she couldn't stop wagging her tail.
They took her to get a medical check up and found threetumors, one on her back leg and two on her mammary glands.All were removed and, thankfully, were benign, butthe adorable senior pooch was relieved from the discomfort they caused her.
They also managed to clean or remove all of her rotting teeth from the years ofmistreatment.Lola has not stopped spreading her joy to everyone she encounters. Her new path to health has only increased her love of life and everyone around her.The dog was introduced to new friends, furry and human alike. But despite being extremely calm and friendly, she was still struggling to find her forever home.
The sweet girl was placed with a family in Virginia, but for unknown reasons, they weren't able to keep her.She was once again brought back to AMA for a second shot at a forever home.The rescue organization posted a final plea on their Facebook page, sharing Lola's story and all that she'd been through.
Her video went viral, racking up more than a million views. She received over 500 applications for adoption.After carefully looking through all her options, volunteers chose the perfect new mom.Her forever home is right next to Central Park where she will get to go for daily walks. There are no other dogs, so she will be able to get the specialized attention she needs.
To help more dogs like Lola get rescued and find their forever homes, you can make a donation to AMA Animal Rescue, here.Watch the full video of her touching rescue below:[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yf6hTb2PDo8[/embed]If you live in England, you can visit the RSPCA, and if you live in the United States, you can visit the ASPCA to get more information about pets available for adoption.Tens of thousands of dogs and cats end up in shelters each year, either due to neglect, abuse or abandonment. Consider adopting before you shop, and visit your local shelters before going to a breeder. Every dog and cat deserves a fair chance at a forever home.
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