It seemed to Eli Saltzgaber and Marianna Wilson that all of Salt Lake City were trying to help them make their beloved Saint Bernard/Newfoundland dog, Maggie, enjoy her last days on Earth.
From left to right: Maggie, Mishka, Leia (Kasey Carlin's current foster dog) and Millie enjoy their second chance at happiness after rough starts in life.“Nobody wanted Maggie, and now she’s got half a million people that would take her in an instant if I offered her up because she’s a good dog,” she said.
Juniper before she lost her leg (Picture: Maggie Hull /SWNS.COM)For a while, the pair enjoyed their life together – but unfortunately, just five months after being adopted by Maggie, Juniper suffered a spinal stroke that left her paralysed from the waist down.
“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.
Puppy Number Five has now been given the name of Maggie and is living with loving owners after being rescued by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.