Tortured Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut Finally Gets Her Happy Ending (VIDEO)

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A dog named Hope was found wandering around on a ranch in Texas last week after managing to survive being horrifically tortured by some evil individual. The woman who first spotted the lost dog initially believed she had something in her mouth -- and quickly realized she was actually seeing the poor dog's protruding tongue, which had been wrapped with electrical tape, which was also holding her mouth shut. (Just AWFUL.)

She quickly ran away in fear as the woman called for help, and once rescuers located her on the ranch, she was dehydrated & had quite a few cuts, requiring over 100 stitches. Her mouth was completely sealed from the tape, and she was taken to an animal hospital where she is slowly recovering. Though she is going to be ok, there is still some worry that her tongue may have to be removed.

And while this precious little pug-mix's story is nothing short of heartbreaking, she is finally getting the happy ending she deserves. Hope has been adopted by the very family whose ranch she wandered onto in the first place.

The Moncrief family will be taking her in, and according to Parker County Sheriff, Larry Fowler, "I can't think of a better family for Hope to belong to. She will think she is in heaven at her new home with her new family."

Isn't it wonderful that after being abused and treated with such hatred, Hope will finally be cared for in the arms of a loving family? It's almost like she instinctively knew that by wandering onto the Moncrief's ranch, she would be safe & taken care of -- like she was drawn to them and knew that's where she was supposed to be.

What happened to Hope is inconceivable to most of us, but thankfully in her case, good did win out over evil, and she'll finally get the love and care that she deserves.

You can hear more about Hope's story in this video clip. She's one amazing little pooch!

 

Would you ever considering adopting an animal who had been abused?

 

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linzemae linzemae

Ugh people....

Maxim... MaximumAsh

That poor baby!!! I can't imagine someone hurting an animal like that. I love my pets and I'm so happy that Hope found a family that will love her. She needs it!

Water... Water_geM

yes i would...and id be concerned about a potential serial killer on the loose.

purpl... purple_creeper

God bless the people that are taking her in and anyone that helps abused animals!!

nikol... nikolita87

Ugh I am so sick of the disgusting low lifes who do this to poor animals! :-( I definitely would adopt an abused animal. My husband and I were talking about it the other day. I'd prefer to wait till our children are older (we have a 5-year old son and a baby girl on the way.) I want to take in those who many would overlook. I don't care if the animal also happens to be special needs, they all need a loving home.

CPN322 CPN322

I absolutely would. So overjoyed that Hope got her happy ending!!!

nonmember avatar dc

Abused and tossed away dogs are the ONLY dogs that I will ever take in. People need to start being held accountable not only for what is going on with their animals (tougher laws!) but PLEASE, if you see a dog being abused, neglected or treated unfairly, SPEAK UP! They cannot speak for themselves. I have 6 dogs (all rescues) that otherwise would have ended up who knows where had my husband and I not taken them and each night hundreds of thousands more are put to sleep. Please don't look away next time you see a dog in need of help.

nonmember avatar Michelle

I DID adopt a dog that had been abused. The worse part is, we only had sketchy details and can only imagine what our poor Jazmine had seen and experienced in her first years of hell on earth. She is now approaching 7 years old, and we have had her for 4 of those years. She leads a fantastically cushy life with food, water, 5+ acres to run, squirrels to kill, and most importantly, owners that LOVE HER DEARLY. She IS considered part of our family and always will be. There is a special place in HELL for people who are cruel to animals...I am glad Hope found a loving home :)

Hyman Hyman

My heart aches for abused animals, abused children and pretty much all abuse, but this is a happy ending. There was horrific evil involved but an angel is saving the dog. Thank goodness. Their is hope. :)

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