Jake, a border collie, is putting his horrific past behind him as he begins his new life with one of his rescuers, according to familypet.
Charlotte and her husband were trekking in the Scottish Highlands last November when they heard a dog howling and moaning. When they got close enough, they discovered a critically injured border collie buried behind a mound of boulders.
They quickly sought assistance from the Scottish SPCA.
Yvonne Sloss, one of the responding inspectors for the Scottish SPCA, said she still has flashbacks of the heartbreaking moment she found Jake.
“All I felt when I saw Jake was astonishment, despair, and disbelief.” His skull was swelled and he was in such a bad condition.”
The unfortunate puppy was not expected to make it through the night, according to rescuers. He was asleep and had significant injuries when he arrived to Glasgow Animal Clinic.
But he overcame the odds and survived.
Jake had skull fractures, a dislocated jaw, infection, and needed one eye removed after a comprehensive examination.
Mark Greener, another inspector involved in the case, took the beautiful kid in after he underwent all of the required operations.
Greener met Jake on his first day on the job, and it was “a day I’ll never forget,” he said. Jake was an instant hit with him, and he volunteered to foster him for the holidays. Greener began to trust the healing puppy, and the two became inseparable.
Jake was adopted by Greener since he couldn’t fathom living without him.
“Loving, bubbly, and a wonderful sook (charmer),” he says of his new companion. Jake and his new father express their gratitude to all of the people who helped save his life. “Because of you, I’m here, I’m secure, and I’m pleased,” Jake would remark if he could talk.
Fans of the animal welfare organization hope that the perpetrators of the “terrible abuse” be apprehended and prosecuted. “This is disgusting!” one user wrote. What kind of person could do such a thing! 😭😭😭 There has to be a method to figure out who’s responsible!”
Jake now spends his days going for walks and swimming, and finally has the happy ending he deserves. Watch the video below to hear Jake’s full story and to see the love between the rescued dog and his new dad.