Most Dogs Hate Baths, But This One Knew The Water Was Saving Its Life


There’s something so relaxing and restorative about a good bubble bath. One pup in particular, Rudy the rescue, knows this better than anyone.
You can often find him getting hand-fed snacks while he takes a soak in a treated bath. Sometimes there’s even a candle lit on the ledge of the oversized sink. Sure, it might sound like a lavish way to spoil a dog, but Rudy deserves – and actually needs – every second of his baths.

Back in November, this poor pup was found abandoned in a plastic bucket in New York City.

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SNARR Northeast was called to the scene to take on the case; his condition was far too terrible for the local shelter to attend to on their own.

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Rudy was extremely malnourished and covered in woulds, some of which reached all the way down to the bone.

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Almost all of his fur was gone and his front leg was severely fractured.

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On top of all of his outward ailments, his bladder was torn and he had Cushing’s disease. The condition comes from complications of benign tumors on the pituitary gland.

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After his initial stay at SNARR, Rudy was moved to a medical foster home, where he gets these healing baths, full of herbs and salts.

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He’s receiving treatment for Cushing’s disease, his hair is growing back, and he seems to be filling out.

7He still needs surgery to fix his fractured leg…

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He’ll just have to keep building his strength…

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And taking his healing, soothing baths until he’s healthy enough for adoption.

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He will always need treatment for his chronic conditions, and depending on how surgery eventually goes on his leg, might need a wheelchair.

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But no doubt, this adorable, loving fighter will find a family who can give him all the care he needs.

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