Couple Pay $4,500 to Bring Stay Dog Home After Finding Him in Barbados

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All stray dogs need is a second chance and a loving home, and 2 brits have spent thousands to bring their rescue pup home from abroad, only to find out something tragic…

Whether they’re causing mischief, giving us those puppy eyes when they want a treat, or taking up the whole sofa, many of us couldn’t live without our furry friends.

There’s one thing it seems we can all agree on – our canine pals are too good for this world.

Once you’re a dog parent, it’s hard to imagine a life without having a pooch to come home to.

Admit it, all of us pestered our parents for a pet dog at some point during our childhoods… or adulthoods…

And that’s fair enough. But what isn’t fair enough is when people neglect and abuse dogs, or any animal, for that matter.

Shockingly, about seventy million stray animals are living in the U.S. alone – proving that alarming numbers of people think it’s acceptable to dump or abandon their pets.

But of course, there is hope.

Many of these animals are rescued so they can be adopted and find their forever homes.

And for someone to care for them.

But what they discovered later on, left them in tears.

They said the dog, which they named Simba, was just days away from death.

And decided then and there they would bring him back home with them.

“We were driving and took a wrong turn and found Simba slumped on the side of the road. He was just skin and bone.”

“He was terrified but didn’t even have the energy to run away. We took him to the vet who said he was being eaten alive by ticks and wouldn’t last 48 hours, but we saved him.”

“Every day his confidence grew, his health improved and we could see he was in with a fighting chance.”

After reaching out on a local Facebook post.

Due to his condition, nobody wanted to take him in.

“We got him chipped, treated and managed to get it sorted so that he could come home with us.”

However, after vets checked over him in the UK, they found that Simba also had a broken paw.

So the couple has set up a GoFundMe to help with the costs.  

Georgia said: “He is desperate to play and jumping around on it, so we’re in the process of getting it sorted. “We need to get a second opinion because the vets said surgery could fix his leg but it would cost a lot of money. “We’re up the wall because it has cost so much money to even get him home.”

“We only have one shot of getting it right with his leg though and we would be gutted if we didn’t try hard enough.” To donate to Simba’s vet costs, visit GoFundMe here.