Among the lucky dogs who get the needed care every day, there are dogs who are been neglected. And due to the negligence, they tend to suffer a lot. This story of Simon is also such a one. He is a Shih Tzu who had been neglected for a long time. But lucky he was rescued by some kind-hearted people. Recently on TikTok, a video posted by KC Pet Project, a non-profit organization in Kansas City had gone viral. The video shows the transformation of the stary Shih Tzu, Simon. The video had received more than 28M views.
#1 The non-profit KC Pet Project had rescued this 11-year-old stray Shih Tzu.
#2 He had been neglected for a long time, and he had matted fur all tangled around.
#3 It was said by the staff at the KC Pet Shelter that Simon was covered with the thickest mats they’ve ever seen.
#4 Also, they had said that it was one of the challenging matted cases they have handled.
#5 He had bowed legs as the fur had tangled and also there had been many fleas.
#6 The veterinary team had given him emergency treatment.
#7 It had taken over two hours for them to completely shave off the matted fur from his body.
#8 They had said that the dog weighed almost 20 pounds before shaving the fur.
#9 Almost 7 pounds of matted fur was shaved off from his body.
#10 Simon’s skin had been in a good shape after he was completely shaved.
#11 They had said that the dog might need dental surgery soon and now he’s receiving good medical care. Had said that he was covered in fleas and was also very skinny.
#13 Simon had a great transformation with a lot of love and care.
#14 He had a good bath after a long time.
#17 Before he’ll be put for adoption he’ll start the healing and rehabilitation process.
The organization had said on their Instagram that they are thankful to the KC Pet Project team for working hard to create better lives for pets like Simon. And had said that the donations help the pets who depend on them for medication, veterinary care, food, vaccines, and hope every day.
#19 Have a look at Simon’s transformation.
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