This week something resembling a small Snuffleupagus arrived at an animal shelter in Denton, TX. Underneath was Ginger, a 4-pound, 14-year-old poodle who had been the victim of a hoarding situation.

According to the Dallas Morning News, her hair was so matted that her paw, ear and foot were all knit together. You can tell from her gait that she certainly had to get used to walking normally again after having spent so long under this matted mess.

The kennel manager told the DMN that, after she was groomed, Ginger was “sniffing and greeting everyone...It was like a bird out of a cage.”

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Ginger is currently in foster care but is looking for a permanent home.


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