How a Stray Dog Life Changed After Meeting a Filmmaker Hiking Himalaya

Only true pros and adventurers dare to scale the treacherous cliffsides of the Himalaya mountains. Filmmaker and animal activist, Tim Gorski, was trekking up to the famed Taksand Palphug Monastery (also known as The Tiger’s Nest) in Bhutan when something stopped him dead in his tracks..

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Only true pros and adventurers dare to scale the treacherous cliffsides of the Himalaya mountains. Filmmaker and animal activist, Tim Gorski, was trekking up to the famed Taksand Palphug Monastery (also known as The Tiger’s Nest) in Bhutan when something stopped him dead in his tracks.

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A stray dog crossed his path. When he laid eyes on the poor dog, he knew exactly what needed to be done, and he knew it needed to be done fast. Lost and alone, the poor dog was on the brink of death due to a nasty case of mange. This deeply troubled Tim, who had been travelling for days to reach the monastery, and led him to put his original mission on hold…

Image Credits: Facebook / The Maya Foundation, Pinterest, Facebook / Tim Gorski

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Apparently left to fend for himself, the sick mutt was missing around half of his hair after being ravaged by mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites. But thankfully help was on hand from Mr. Gorski, who called a local rescue group to save the unwell animal from impending death.