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Paralyzed Dog Finds Freedom, Paws it Forward


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April Hollingsworth’s heart was broken three-and-a-half years ago when her dog Piggy was hit by a car.

“There were cars stopped outside the house and she had been hit kind of all over. I don’t know exactly how it happened, whoever hit her didn’t stop,” April said. “To see my vibrant dog who was always up to mischief and running around and so full of energy in that state was absolutely horrific.”

The prognosis was grim. Piggy had numerous injuries, including her spine, which was nearly severed.
“It wasn’t until I picked her up that I really understood that she was paralyzed,” April said. “No one came out and said, ‘You should put her down,’ but that was the implied recommendation.”

That recommendation was ignored – and for the sake of inspiration, I invite you to view the rest of her story here. 

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