Dog With Birth Defect Inspires Other Children With Same DefectThe Animal Rescue Site
Our Dog of the Day, Stitch, is a rescue dog from Nevada who was taken in by a rescue organization after being found by a homeless man in California. Stitch is a six-month-old pit bull puppy with two cleft lips and a cleft palate. Unfortunately, most dogs born with a cleft lip and palate rarely survive past puppyhood because it is a timely and expensive defect to fix. A few months ago, Stitch’s foster mom was working to raise money for his expensive surgeries to correct his birth defect, but never imagined that Stitch’s story would hit close to home for two young children… See more of Stitch’s story!