The Unveiling of Ellen

The Trio Animal Foundation in Chicago posted a story about a dog they found. At least they were pretty sure it was a dog -that’s about all they knew at first.  

On July 13th, TAF went and picked up a clump of pungent urine soaked matted fur from an open access shelter… we couldn’t even figure out if the dog was a male or female. When we first saw this dog in it’s cage, we didn’t know which end was front or back. We had to get a treat to see which end lifted up to sniff.

A volunteer groomer came in and spent an hour and a half removing hair from the dog. They discovered it was a girl, a very petite and patient girl, underneath two pounds of filthy, matted fur that weighed the tiny 8.5-pound dog down. They named her Ellen.



You can read Ellen’s story and see a series of pictures from the grooming session, which amounts to an “unveiling,” at TAF’s Facebook post. The final picture, of Ellen sleeping on a pink blanket, is priceless. If you live in the Illinois/Indiana/Wisconsin/Michigan area, applications for her adoption are being taken through Project Rescue. -via reddit

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