When this dog needed help the most, people turned their backs on her. Want to know why? It’s because she is a Pit Bull. She wasn’t asked to be born into a breed that has a bad rap. She didn’t ask for this label that hardly represents a tiny fraction of these dogs who are deemed aggressive. In fact, Matilda, the Pit Bull, was anything but aggressive. But many didn’t care.

Matilda roamed the streets covered in horrific wounds. People who crossed her path assumed she was a product of dogfighting. But again, that label of ‘Pit Bull’ prevented humans from helping her. She remained on the streets. Wandering about, trying to fend for herself.

But Matilda wasn’t a fighter. Her wounds weren’t battle scares. She was actually suffering from leishmaniasis– a disease that caused the damage to her skin.

Matilda was finally brought in for medical care by a rescue group that saw beyond her breed. The vet began treating her painful disease.

Despite being a Pit Bull, despite being on the streets and shunned by so many, Matilda was the warmest, sweetest, most loving dog. She didn’t harbor any. . .   >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .

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