Recently it’s become trendy for many rescue groups and individuals to rescue dogs from the South Korean meat market trade and adopt them to families in the United States. Many of these dogs have suffered unimaginable abuse and it is impossible to know how they will adjust to a home. While there have been great success stories with some of the adoptions, there have been many that did not work out.
Because most owners do not understand the breed, many of the dogs are surrendered to shelters where they are almost always euthanized. The lucky few, like Alex, end up in rescues that have the ability to rehabilitate them.
Alex’s story begins when he was separated from his mom and pack at a few weeks old. Alex spent the first weeks of life in a dirty crate; scared, filthy, sick and only skin and bones.
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