• Paralyzed “Guinea Pig-Sized” Dog Struggles To Find Loving Home

    6 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Gem, the teacup Chihuahua, weighs only 5.5 pounds. Normally, a dog that tiny would be in high demand, but Gem is struggling to find a place to call home. Animal lovers suspect that a heartless person hit Gem when she was only a young puppy, causing permanent paralysis in her lower half. But the Chihuahua hasn't let that hold her back.
    A special needs dog might sound like a lot of work to many dog parents, but rescue volunteers insist that Gem isn't high maintenance. She's just a happy, energetic puppy who has a few unique needs. So, why is she struggling to get adopted?
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