Every dog deserves these few necessities: 1) Access to food and water 2) A family who loves them 3) The ability to chase after squirrels, sticks, tennis balls, and squeaky things.
These adorable rescue dogs come from different backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: a severe spinal injury.
Most of these dogs have lived their entire lives without knowing how it feels to tear through the grass. They have never felt the wind beneath their ears.
Gritta Götz, founder of an animal sanctuary in Lazenhainer, Germand, made it her mission to give these dogs a chance to live their lives to the fullest.
Götz told The Dodo that she started with just one disabled dog, but through her volunteering with local rescue organizations, she began opening her home to more.
With a little bit of time and a whole lot of hard-earned money, Götz fitted each dog with a custom wheelchair and then let ‘em rip.
With the help of their new wheelchairs, watch as this gang of disabled dogs plays runs around for the very first time in a wide, open field.
This is one video that you don’t want to miss:
Today, more than two dozen formerly unwanted dogs reside on Götz’ rural sanctuary in Germany.
These dogs may be a bit slower than their four-legged counterparts, but they sure do know how to party!