Pumpkin, a tiny pup with a big heart, is determined to help other pets with special needs lead lives full of adventure. Her story began when she arrived at a rescue in Lincoln, England, at just a few weeks old. This post is all about Pumpkin, the paralyzed pup that is inspiring others.
When rescuers first found Pumpkin, she was dragging her back legs behind her. After a veterinary exam, it was revealed that the puppy had a broken spine and two broken back legs, leaving the back half of her body paralyzed.
“Veterinarians, who suspect Pumpkin’s injuries came from an act of animal cruelty, feared that the dog would never walk again. Now, 1-year-old and a whopping eight pounds, Pumpkin is back on her paws and helping other pets achieve their dreams.” –yahooentertainment
Veterinarians suspect that Pumpkin’s injuries came from an act of animal cruelty and feared that she would never walk again. But Pumpkin was determined to not let her disability hold her back. With the help of her loving rescuers, she underwent rehabilitation and learned to use a wheelchair to get around.
Now, at 1-year-old and a whopping eight pounds, Pumpkin is back on her paws and inspiring other pets to never give up. She partners with Walkin Pets to help other animals with special needs achieve their dreams of adventure. Pumpkin’s story is proof that with love and determination, anything is possible.
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Pumpkin the Pup Finds New Life with Walkin’ Wheels Pet Wheelchair
After recovering from injuries, Pumpkin found a loving family who gifted her a Walkin’ Wheels pet wheelchair from Walkin’ Pets. With determination and joy, Pumpkin quickly adapted to her new wheels and is now living a life full of adventure and happiness. “Pumpkin has completely changed our lives,” says Tammie Fox, Pumpkin’s owner.
The happiest of endings!
Fox founded a nonprofit called Pumpkin & Friends Charity with her new pup, inspired by its perseverance and strength. The charity donates pet wheelchairs to help animals with mobility issues, having gifted over 110 so far. Fox is passionate about showing that disabled animals can thrive and deserve to live. To learn more and help support the cause, visit the nonprofit’s Instagram.