PORT HAWKESBURY, Nova Scotia — A 1-year-old dog was hit by a car and was not discovered for almost two hours until the driver noticed the little pup trapped under his bumper.
Miracle, as she is appropriately named, survived being hit by a car near Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. The driver, who preferred to remain unnamed, was driving along the Trans-Canada Highway last Monday when he hit the dog without realizing what happened.
He got out of the car and tried to find the dog, but she was nowhere to be seen, so he continued his journey.
Almost two hours and 125 miles later, he finally noticed the dog trapped under his bumper and immediately went to find her medical attention— Miracle wound up at the Sydney Animal Hospital.
The owners were called and were unable to afford her veterinary care, so she was surrendered to Litters ‘n Critters, a dog rescue in Nova Scotia.
Shelly Cunningham, president of Litters ‘n Critters, commented on her condition, saying she was in rough shape with a lot of head trauma. The poor dog had a lot of swelling in her head and the blood vessels in her eyes were about to burst. Amazingly, there was not a single broken bone.
Miracle is now with her foster mom, Terri Buckland, who calls Miracle a “licking machine.” Her sweet personality and resilience really make her stand out, as well as the amount of love that pours out of her.
Miracle continues to do well and we expect big things from this little pup once she is fully recovered.