It is not an easy decision having to put down an animal, but sometimes it’s
a requisite measure. From time to time, shelters are forced to euthanize some
Such was the case at a shelter in Iowa, USA and unfortunately for a seven to eight month old puppy named Rudolph, he had to be euthanized.
Whats even more heartbreaking is the fact that there was nothing wrong with Rudolph,
the shelter was just too full.
However, what was meant to be a simple operation turned out to be a miracle.
After the poor puppy was injected with the medicine that kills most dogs, he
came back from the dead! The puppy, a labrador-pitbull mix, shocked the vet so
much so that he could not consider putting him down again.
Rudolph was taken to Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter, which put up a statement that read:
“Euthanized but lived:
Rudolph is 7 to 8 months old. He has quite the story. He was at shelter that was full so the vet euthanized him. But God had a different plan because he woke up. And thank goodness the vet said he wouldn’t do it again. So we brought him to our shelter in hopes somebody would come adopt him and give him a second chance at life. If you’re interested in this adorable young man stop by and meet him we’re open 10 to 5 every day except Sundays and Thursdays.”
The story quickly spread across social media and soon people from all over
the world were sending in numerous numbers of applications.
In fact, when staff at the shelter arrived the next day after posting the
story their Facebook page, they got dozens of missed calls from people wanting
to meet the dog who survived.
Speaking to WQAD, a worker at Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter,
Kylie Jo Mitchell, said, “He’s a miracle dog, absolutely. I’ve never heard