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This Abandoned Dog Was Moments Away From Death. But What Happened Next Is Unbelievable

1. This was Patrick when he was found, wrapped in a plastic bag, in the bottom of a trash chute of an apartment building in Newark, New Jersey:

This was Patrick when he was found, wrapped in a plastic bag, in the bottom of a trash chute of an apartment building in Newark, New Jersey:

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2. He was shivering and starved, left by his owner more than a week before he was found:

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3. When the building’s superintendent found Patrick, he took him to the Associated Human Societies of New Jersey immediately:

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4. His temperature was too low to measure, and he had a giant hairball in his stomach which prevented him from eating:

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5. When Patrick was found, the day before St. Patrick’s Day, he weighed 19 lbs:

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7. Determined to get Patrick well again, the Humane Societies worked around the clock to provide quality care for him:

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8. Over time, Patrick started to get better:

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9. He gained weight:

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10. He grew back his beautiful coat:

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11. And he was loved:

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12. According to reports, Patrick was adopted by Patricia Smillie-Scavelli, the hospital administrator of the Garden State Veterinary Specialists of Tinton Falls, where Patrick was taken after he was foun

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13. He now weighs 50 lbs. and shows love like no other:

Amazing. If you have the resources and are looking for a pet, please consider adoption at your local animal shelter.

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This is a story about a dog named Patrick. Patrick was abandoned by his owner and nearly lost his life as a result of animal cruelty. Despite the tragedy of Patrick’s story, it has a really happy ending.