On the way home from a fishing trip in the state of Arkansas, a local named Bill stopped at a motel and went to the bathroom, forgetting to close one of the car’s doors.
Returning to the car, the man saw a four-legged guest in the front seat. The unhappy dog in despair jumped through the open door, hoping for help.
The man was not taken aback, immediately treating the emaciated guest with cookies.
Watching the dog, Bill realized that she had come for a reason. On that day, he did not drive the dog anywhere, but decided to take her with him.
Bill and his wife have a good habit of helping stray animals, and this wandering beauty was lucky to meet them.
On the way home, the husband sent his wife, Angela, a photo with a new pet – she was only glad of such a surprise. The couple decided to name the dog River.
However, not everything went so smoothly. When the travelers arrived at the house, the humble River refused to get out of the car.
Bill had to step in and take the dog home with care. Since then, River’s life has never been the same.
The new pet was introduced to several other pets of the family – three rescued dogs and one cat:
“When our pets made sure that she could be trusted, Bill bathed her,” says the owner.
“She was covered in dirt, blood, and ticks. After a swim and a couple of treatments, River ate a big meal.”
After the first day in the new house, River slept sweetly all night – on a couch by the fireplace, which was arranged by the owner:
“On the first night we had a small incident. We found a puddle by the door where River slept. Apparently, she wanted to go to the restroom, but didn’t know how to tell us,” the hostess continues.
Despite the temporary difficulties, the beautiful River remained sweet and grateful. She is now on her way to recovery and self-confidence.
She is still shy about many things – for example, playing with other pets and running around the house.
But the owners are doing everything for this girl to finally blossom and enjoy her life!