Blind, Sick, Elderly Dog Spends His First Christmas In A Loving Home

Emilio Cogliani

Brunie Drumond brought home a blind, sick, elderly shelter dog in mid-December, not knowing if he’d make it to Christmas.

She hoped he would. She wanted to make it a good one for a sweet pup who’d never been given presents — never even slept inside the house.

“Meeting Blackie broke my heart and I wanted to change his last experiences in this life. No living creature should die feeling unloved if we can help it,” Drumond told The Huffington Post.

Blackie now knows love.

On Dec. 13, his former owners brought the dog to the Austin Animal Center — the city shelter in Austin, Texas, and thecountry’s largest no-kill community.

They told staff that he’d been sick for a long time — he had blood in his poop, among other things –but had never seen a veterinarian. He’d spent his whole life outside.

Blackie is 14 years…

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