Willy Wonka, a beloved dog, recently suffered a traumatic incident when he was attacked by a group of neighboring dogs. The attack left Willy with severe injuries to both of his ears, which ultimately had to be amputated. Despite the devastating incident, Willy’s inner ear canals were not damaged, and he still has his hearing intact.
Willy’s owner was not home at the time of the attack, and the other dogs managed to push down the fence in front of the garden to gain access to Willy. When the owner returned, he found Willy in a terrible state and immediately rushed him to the veterinary hospital for treatment.
The cost of Willy’s care after the attack became too much for his owner to bear, and he made the difficult decision to leave Willy with the Sacramento SPCA. The owner was also concerned that another attack might occur, and he wanted to ensure that Willy would be safe and well-cared for.
John Holmquist, a veterinary technician who was also taking care of Willy, decided to crochet him a new set of ears. He did so by attaching the “ears” to a band that could go around Willy’s head. The colors chosen from the ears and band matched the dog’s fur perfectly and made him look even prettier. Also, this accessory would be a great way to help them find a home for Willy.
The pictures of Willy with his new crocheted ears gathered a lot of attention online and many people showed interest in adopting him. One family took him home with them but had to return him the next day since their other dog wasn’t very welcoming of Willy. Fortunately, a few days later, another person adopted him, and hopefully, this will be his home for a really long time.
The story of Willy and his crocheted ears is heartwarming and shows the power of social media in helping animals find homes. It also highlights the importance of animal shelters and the work they do in caring for abandoned animals.
If you are interested in adopting a pet, consider visiting your local animal shelter. There are many animals in need of loving homes and by adopting, you can make a difference in their lives. You can also support animal shelters by volunteering your time or making a donation.
In conclusion, Willy’s story is a reminder that every animal deserves a loving home and that we can all make a difference in their lives. By sharing his story and supporting animal shelters, we can help more animals like Willy find their forever homes.