(WXYZ) — A little dog with special needs is getting a second chance at a long happy life thanks to Detroit Dog Rescue.
Rocky, who is believed to be around 13 weeks old, was born with swimmer’s syndrome, a developmental condition where the animal’s muscles and ligaments are sprawled out making it hard to walk.
“They really need the physical therapy — water, treadmill and a lot of consistent therapy to learn how to utilize those muscles and, of course, grow those muscles in order to walk,” said Kristina Rinaldi, executive director of the Detroit Dog Rescue.
Rinaldi said she heard about Rocky and knew her and her team could help the pit bull puppy.
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