On her way home from work, a girl noticed a trash bag blowing across the street. She stopped… and then realized it wasn’t garbage at all. It was a severely neglected dog, covered in matted fur. She might not have been trash, but this dog sure was treated like it. The dog was terrified, shaking and completely dehydrated, so the girl and her boyfriend wrapped her in a towel and took her home. This dog was about to receive a precious gift: a second chance.

She looked like a garbage bag blowing across the street.

She looked like a garbage bag blowing across the street.Reddit

But in reality…

But in reality...Reddit

She was covered in dirty, matted hair.

She was covered in dirty, matted hair.Reddit

It must have taken about 2 years to grow this mess.

It must have taken about 2 years to grow this mess.Reddit

She could barely see.

She could barely see.RedditRedditReddit

It was heavy.

It was heavy.Reddit

And not only that, but it was filled with dirt, mites and other bugs.

And not only that, but it was filled with dirt, mites and other bugs.Reddit

They searched for a microchip.

They searched for a microchip.Reddit

They found one, but no address or number was attached to it.

They found one, but no address or number was attached to it.Reddit

She was totally alone.

She was totally alone.Reddit

It was time for a haircut.

It was time for a haircut.Reddit

After being groomed, it was confirmed she was a girl.

After being groomed, it was confirmed she was a girl.Reddit

Her age was approximately 6-7 years old.

Her age was approximately 6-7 years old.Reddit

She was frightened of loud noises and people…

She was frightened of loud noises and people...Reddit

But after going home with her rescuers, she warmed up a bit,

But after going home with her rescuers, she warmed up a bit,Reddit

Source: Reddit Animals are innocents, deserving of love and protection. Thankfully Marley (as she was soon called) came across two loving people willing to help her, but not all animals are so lucky. Help strays and other homeless animals survive by donating to your local animal shelter… and please share this story.

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