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After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog
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After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

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5-year-old Maggie is truly a miracle dog given the hardships she has already faced in order to survive.

It was in Lebanon where her story of strength and resilience began. Maggie was found tied to a box with one ear cut off and a broken jaw. Whilst still pregnant, Maggie was beaten and then shot 17 times with a shotgun which resulted in the total loss of her vision.

More info: Instagram | wildatheartfoundation.org

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A person in Lebanon discovered the poor dog and wrote a post asking for help. A woman in London saw the plea and got help from The Wild At Heart Foundation. Maggie was rescued. However, she had to undergo surgeries and other treatments before she was placed for adoption and before finding her forever home in Brighton, England.

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

25-year-old Kasey Carlin is the owner of Maggie, who is now a celebrity on the Internet, with over 248,000 followers on her Instagram. Her success was so great, Kasey left her job at a dog-care center and devoted her time to managing Maggie’s Instagram account full-time.

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After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

“She has taught me and others so many lessons, we all know the lessons she stands for, we were taught them as kids. She reminds me everyday of them, though. Treat others how you want to be treated, don’t judge a book by its cover, love conquers all, be humble, live life to the fullest, help others, you create your own happiness, you can do anything if you believe! Everyday she reminds me to try to be better and do better” – Kasey told Bored Panda.

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Maggie has recently become a therapy dog and has been visiting hospitals, nursing homes and universities where everyone can feel the peace and joy in her. At home, in addition to her owners, Maggie has also stolen the heart of Mishka, Kasey’s other dog.

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After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

“I’m amazed everyday that so many people are invested in her story. For so long, no one cared about her, when I agreed to foster her it was because no one else wanted to! I’m glad she can share such a positive message with the world” – finishes Kasey.

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

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Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

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After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

After Being Shot 17 Times, A Pregnant Dog Survives, Finds Forever Home, And Becomes A Registered Therapy Dog

Image credits: Maggie The Wonder Dog

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Hidrėlėy

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Fascinated by music, movies and sitcoms, I'm passionate about social media and can't live without the internet, especially for all the cute dog and cat pictures out there. I wish the day had about 40 hours to be able to do everything I want.

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Hidrėlėy

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Fascinated by music, movies and sitcoms, I'm passionate about social media and can't live without the internet, especially for all the cute dog and cat pictures out there. I wish the day had about 40 hours to be able to do everything I want.

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Airinga has a degree in Marketing from a Top 10 UK University, which she puts to good use as a digital advertising analyst at Bored Panda. A self-proclaimed writer of fantasy stories (is yet to finish a single one). Typical introvert. An avid fan of anime and manga. Fascinated by ancient history, astronomy, and artificial intelligence.

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Airinga has a degree in Marketing from a Top 10 UK University, which she puts to good use as a digital advertising analyst at Bored Panda. A self-proclaimed writer of fantasy stories (is yet to finish a single one). Typical introvert. An avid fan of anime and manga. Fascinated by ancient history, astronomy, and artificial intelligence.

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Hans
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

While I believe in tolerance, cruelty, particularly cruetly against those who would never be cruel is something that I do not comprehend, for I would consider empathy as the most humane of all human traits. I think we should be far less tolerant with those that decide that hurting living beings is tolerable.

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Janine B.
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I agree. Still we don't know what kind of person hurt her and under what kind of circumstances that person lives himself. Lebanon is no Disneyland either. It's no excuse to hurt a living creature but there's always two sides to every story.

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Meeow
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wtf!!! if you don't care for them, don't hurt them. I'm glad Maggie found her forever home.

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Cherie of Numenor
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She looks happy now, thank goodness. There is a special place in hell for those who abuse animals.

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Hans
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

While I believe in tolerance, cruelty, particularly cruetly against those who would never be cruel is something that I do not comprehend, for I would consider empathy as the most humane of all human traits. I think we should be far less tolerant with those that decide that hurting living beings is tolerable.

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Janine B.
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I agree. Still we don't know what kind of person hurt her and under what kind of circumstances that person lives himself. Lebanon is no Disneyland either. It's no excuse to hurt a living creature but there's always two sides to every story.

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Meeow
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wtf!!! if you don't care for them, don't hurt them. I'm glad Maggie found her forever home.

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Cherie of Numenor
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4 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She looks happy now, thank goodness. There is a special place in hell for those who abuse animals.

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