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Dog Groomer Opens Shop In Middle Of Night To Give Stray Dog Haircut, Finds Real Beauty Beneath Matted Fur
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Dog Groomer Opens Shop In Middle Of Night To Give Stray Dog Haircut, Finds Real Beauty Beneath Matted Fur

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A couple was driving late one night near Oviedo, Florida when they noticed a stray dog on the side of the road. He was covered in matted fur, he was barely responsive, and had clearly been neglected for most of the 4 years he had been alive. Unable to keep him overnight, the couple put out a desperate plea on social media – a plea which was answered by dog grooming professional Kari Falla.

“When a dog’s fur is matted that badly, it can cause its blood flow to stop as well as bruising to the dog,” Falla told Inside Edition. The poor abandoned animal needed urgent care, so Falla rushed to her salon, BGE Grooming, and opened for business at midnight to take him in. “I knew it was bad, but nothing prepared me for what I saw. It smelled like death and the dog could not walk.” Working tirelessly until 3 in the morning, Falla managed an awesome dog makeover – fully shaved and bathed him, and then took him to the vet as soon as she could.

Lucky, as the adorable dog is now named, was found to be deaf and blind, but is recovering successfully in a foster home. To follow Lucky’s progress, and to be the first to know when he’s ready for a forever home, follow BGE Grooming on Facebook using the link below.

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    This stray dog was found on the side of a road in Oviedo, Florida, so matted and exhuasted that he couldn’t walk

    Kari Falla of BGE Grooming immediately came to help, opening her salon at midnight to take Lucky in

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    “I knew it was bad, but nothing prepared me for what I saw…” Falla later commented. “It made me cry”

    Falla performed an ’emergency grooming,’ working tirelessly until 3AM to relieve Lucky of his suffering

    And something amazing happened

    There was a whole new dog underneath the matted mess

    After his makeover, Lucky was given what may have been the very first bath of his life

    He was then taken to the vet, where he was neutered, and found to be both deaf and blind

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    Despite his ordeal, Lucky is making a stunning recovery in a loving foster home

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    Soon, he’ll be ready to find his forever home

    “Once we shaved him, he was wagging his tail and was so happy. I knew I did the right thing”

    The Internet is now giving this amazing lady a standing ovation for her selfless actions

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    Follow BGE Grooming on Facebook to stay updated on Lucky’s progress!

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    picklerick
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    it's amazing that he survived so long. really hope someone adopts him.

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    randomboa
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    he looks so happy, despite the fact that he can't hear or see the face of the person who helped him. he just knows he found a friend.

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    Marie-Eve Armand
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    It made me cry. Thank you to the amazing woman who took the time to help him! Hope he finds a forever home soon!

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    Nancy E
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    It is so hard to read about abuse of pets , because, it stays with you. Kudos to kind hearts !

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    M O'Connell
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    What makes you think he was abused? A breed with fur that can't be self-maintained is bound to wind up like this if they're a stray.

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    krishmalhotra2states avatar
    picklerick
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    it's amazing that he survived so long. really hope someone adopts him.

    randomboahashissed avatar
    randomboa
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    he looks so happy, despite the fact that he can't hear or see the face of the person who helped him. he just knows he found a friend.

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    Marie-Eve Armand
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    It made me cry. Thank you to the amazing woman who took the time to help him! Hope he finds a forever home soon!

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    Nancy E
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    It is so hard to read about abuse of pets , because, it stays with you. Kudos to kind hearts !

    moconnell avatar
    M O'Connell
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    6 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

    What makes you think he was abused? A breed with fur that can't be self-maintained is bound to wind up like this if they're a stray.

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