Diamond the pit bull terrier came into the care of Fulton County Animal Services in Atlanta last summer, when she was eight years old. Her skin was ravaged by what looked to some like acid burns and her ears were mangled. A volunteer at the organization, Neely Conway, described meeting the dog:
"When I saw Diamond, I was immediately brought to tears. When I took her outside I couldn't stop crying. This sweet animal had suffered so much, but was approaching dogs and humans with such a loving and gentle demeanor. I knew she needed to be saved."
Finding a home for an eight-year-old pit bull who had been through so much proved a challenge for Fulton County. Eventually, Conway wrote a blog entry about Diamond and posted it to Reddit. It was at that point that Diamond would meet the woman, named Melissa, who would provide her with a permanent home.
Read the wonderful happy ending to this story — of Melissa and Diamond's meeting, friendship and her adorable and useful clothes — at the Huffington Post.
Diamond's scarred ears and skin prior to being adopted