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Two Legged Pooch Finds Loving Home After Being Saved From Dog Meat Slaughterhouse

Emma-Roo was just eight-weeks-old when she was found.😢💔

A two-legged pooch has managed to seek out a loving home after being saved from a dog meat slaughterhouse, where both her limbs had been stop .




Three-year-old dalmatian Emma Roo was rescued from a slaughterhouse in Xi'an, China, back in 2017, her front legs having been removed and therefore the tips of her ears shaved her, along side a part of her tail missing. It's believed within the dog meat trade that cutting an animal's limbs off produces adrenaline, which helps make the remaining meat tender.

Emma was taken to a veterinary practice in Beijing and rehomed for 2 years, but sadly ended up back at the clinic in 2019.




Rescue groups sought out the assistance of Dalmatian Rescue, a non-profit organisation in South Florida, USA, and shortly after Emma caught the eye of Misha Rackcliff Hunt, 27, who adopted the three-year-old dalmatian Emma Roo in April 2020 after spotting her online.

Guest services coordinator and lifelong dog lover Misha, from Charleston in South Carolina, said: "Due to the character of her injuries, we all know that they were human inflicted. this is often apparently common with 'rare' breeds who are dismembered and tortured.



"Emma features a fear of any chainsaw-like sounds like hair dryers, vacuums, and lawn mowers.

"She features a few missing toes on her back paw which a vet determined to be a congenital anomaly so it's thought she was discarded at a young age as she wouldn't be sold or adopted.

"Eventually, Emma arrived within the US on January 28, 2020 - just weeks before the export of animals was banned thanks to COVID-19.




"When I first brought her home, she would scream at the highest of her lungs whenever I left the space . She was always protective over her food and toys. At one point, she would even guard random pieces of my clothing because she was scared that it might be removed .

"She are often wary of men too so I chose a male massage therapist who she loves seeing weekly. It's really changed her behaviour.
"I remember first seeing Emma online - she has the foremost human-like amber coloured eyes. I didn't even believe the logistics of it. I knew this dog was sent to me for a reason.

"When I met her, i assumed she could be cold or not curious about people from the trauma but she came up straight into my arms.




"By the time we finished our five-hour road trip home, it's like she knew i used to be her person which i used to be never getting to leave her."

Since then, Emma has gone on to draw in 10,000 Instagram fans, with Misha and Dalmatian Rescue raising funds through social media to urge Emma a custom front wheel cart from Eddie's Wheels.

Non-profit organisation Joey's P.A.W - which Emma is now an envoy for - also put Misha in-tuned with Derrick Campana of Bionic Pets in Virginia, whosupplied Emma with some custom-made prosthetics.

Emma with Derrick Campana of Bionic Pets. Credit: Media Drum World/@emmarooonlyhastwo 
Emma with Derrick Campana of Bionic Pets. Credit: Media Drum World/@emmarooonlyhastwo
Emma's recovery is now going well, and loves making friends wherever she goes.

"It's beautiful to ascertain what proportion Emma's personality began to shine through a touch more with every day ," Misha continued.

"Emma has struggled together with her cart and prosthetics due to the way she carries her body so we attend an area dog pool for water therapy. She features a massage to assist with the tight muscles in her back.

"She now likes to play catch and together with her stuffed toys, and she's alright behaved around other dogs at the park. She's now realising there is a whole world of activities out there.

"She loves swimming and may even swim short distances without her life jacket . The beach has become one among her favourite places too. She doesn't usually bear weight on her stumps unless it is a soft surface.




"The beach is ideal for her because she will freely frolic within the soft sand. I actually cried seeing how happy she was."

Misha and Emma are now using social media to warn folks that the dog meat trade still considerably exists, with the Yulin Dog Meat Festival happening annually within the Guangxi region - when it's thought that around 10,000 dogs are consumed over the 10-day event.
Selling t-shirts that say 'Stand up for those that can't', Misha is additionally donating to organisations working hard to place a stop to the controversial industry.

"This practice remains happening despite legislation to undertake and stop it and it's prevalent in several countries," Misha said.




"I attempt to also advocate for 'differently-abled' dogs. People always tell me how selfless and amazing i'm but it's really not that tough . People think you would like to be a special quite person, but I'm not special.

"I'm just someone who believes that each dog deserves an opportunity regardless of their circumstances.

"I've heard numerous people say she should've been euthanized due to her suffering but once I check out this twenty-five-pound, happy and smiling dog, i can not imagine eager to end her life.

"We're not the heroes, the dogs are the heroes. do not be afraid to invite help. There are organisations out there who want to assist you to offer your dog the simplest life possible."
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