Little Sassy the pit bull was born with a number of congenital disorders, including dwarfism. Sadly, then, vets wrote her off before her life had even begun. In fact, the vets estimated that she had at most three years to live. But – despite her bent legs, flat feet and tiny stature – Sassy had a mighty fighting spirit.
In January 2013 Sassy found herself all alone in the New York City shelter, Manhattan ACC. Unfortunately, the shelter had a reputation for being a “high-kill” facility. Therefore, the puppy’s future was for from certain. But that wasn’t the pit bull’s only problem.
Yes, the five-month-old pup had been born with a number of health difficulties and deformities. Sadly, it’s believed that Sassy’s many ailments were a result of inbreeding. With so many problems facing the dog, then, some people thought the best option was to have her euthanized.