Dog Found Deaf And Alone At Gas Station Learns Sign Language To Help Him Find A Home

The hurricanes that ripped through the country earlier this year not only destroyed people’s homes, but also displaced thousands of pets. As heartbreaking as it is, many animals were left behind in the commotion. Scruffy was one of the unfortunate dogs who lost his home, but that wasn’t all he lost.

Scruffy was found at a gas station in Houston, Texas, after hurricane Harvey destroyed so much of the city. He had nowhere to go and no one seemed to be looking for him. The problem wasn’t only that Scruffy was homeless, he was also sick. His ears were severely infected when he was brought into the shelter, but they knew he deserved a chance at a happy life.

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Scruffy was one of 40 dogs that were taken in by the rescue agency Redemption Paws, who brought the animals up to Canada to give them the medical attention they so badly needed. Now that he was safe, he just needed somewhere to stay while they looked for his forever home. They found someone to foster him, but while he’s been there, he has picked up some unique skills that very few dogs would know…

Tags: dogs, rescue, foster, adopt, hurricane, hurricane harvey

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