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Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

I love hearing miracle stories of animals. I don’t understand how humans can be so cruel to helpless animals. That is exactly what happened to this little puppy. He was left to die in a mushroom patch. Ali Larsen found him and she tells her story below.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

I recently spent five months in India. While I was there I came across this remarkable little creature. His umbilical cord was still attached and his eyes shut behind a mushroom.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

I got a syringe and some goats milk to try to feed him. It seemed to work. He ate and slept and ate and slept.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

I named him Kaalan.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

The Tamil word for mushroom.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found
Ali Larson

He ate so much he almost weighed in at a pound.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

After 3 weeks, he opened his eyes.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

He went to the vet with roosters and goats.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

And then came the fun.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

He came on lots of road trips.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

The Nilgiri Mountains

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

Tea Plantations

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

Varkala Beach, he was pretty popular

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

He saw Avengers 3D

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

And went to his first bar

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

He swam in the Arabian Sea.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

And met elephants.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

And lounged by the pool. And then came his biggest trip of all. First we flew from Coimbatore to Delhi, where Kaalan had to be cleared by a quarantine officer.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

He stayed at the Hyatt in Delhi.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

And then came the tough one, 40 hours in cargo separated.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

But he made it! He loves his new life in Toronto.

Rescued Puppy From Mushroom Patch Still Had His Umbilical Cord Attached When He Was Found

How amazing, right? What a sweet story of love and compassion from Ali. I am sure the puppy is loved so much.

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