A Year Ago Nobody Wanted This Dog – But Take A Look At Him Today

When Jamie Hulit first saw Beaux Tox’s picture on Facebook, his appearance shocked her. She immediately understood why nobody wanted him. But she knew she couldn’t abandon him like many others already had. So she took a chance on him — and her efforts paid off.

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Beaux comes from a family of Labradors that belonged to a breeder. He was part of a litter of seven puppies. But when they were in the womb, his siblings took all the room and Beaux was pushed out of the way. The lack of space to grow caused him to develop a sunken cranium and close-set eyes. He was already doomed by the time he was born.

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Unwanted From The Beginning

Jamie Hulit

Given his unorthodox appearance, the breeder who owned him decided he couldn’t sell him, so he gave him away for free. A man from Austin, Texas took him and named him Lucky. But the man already had several cats in his home, and it soon became clear that they and Lucky didn’t get along. So he was banished to the backyard.

Years Of Neglect

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Lucky wasn’t just left outside, he was severely neglected as the years went by. He was always by himself and didn’t even have a bed to sleep on. Then, when he was five years old, local rescue organizations found out about him and tried to intervene. They spoke to his owner, who agreed to let a foster family take the dog. But that was not the end of Lucky’s troubles.

Unable To Find A Forever Home

Jamie Hulit

Given that he’d spent so many years without human or animal interaction, Lucky had behavioral problems. So the foster families kept returning him, one after the other. Eventually, he ended up back in the man’s backyard. But animal lovers in the area did not give up on him so easily. They continued trying to find him a home — and one of their pleas reached Jamie Hulit.

One More Chance

Jamie Hulit

Jamie is a public relations executive who also lives in Austin. She regularly volunteers at local rescue organizations and takes in foster dogs and cats. One day, a friend of hers posted on Facebook about Lucky’s plea. Jamie immediately knew she had to help him. She messaged her friend and told him, “I would love to take that dog in and give him a home.” Lucky’s story had special significance for her.

Kindred Souls

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When Jamie was seven years old, she ended up in foster care for two years until she was adopted at nine. She knew what it was like to not have a real home. “I wanted him to have stability and a place he knew was his home,” she said. “He had already bounced around and I just wanted him to be a dog.” But she had no idea what condition the dog was truly in.

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