Gil the Wonderpup survived against all odds. Now, he's looking for a forever home.

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
Published 2 weeks ago - Duration: 02:31s

Gil the Wonderpup survived against all odds. Now, he's looking for a forever home.

A differently-abled dog who was saved after being shot in the spine is now ready to find his forever home, and his caretakers are asking for the community's help.

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Gil the Wonderpup survived against all odds. Now, he's looking for a forever home.

TUCSON ARE LOOKING FOR AHAPPY ENDING -- TO A STORY THATHAD A TRAGIC BEGINNING.AND THEY'RE HOPING-- THECOMMUNITY WILL STEP IN AND HELPOUT!I SPOKE TO THE FOSTER MOM OF GILTHE WONDER-PUP- ABOUT HOW HESURVIVED--A TERRIFYING ANDHORRIFIC ACT OF CRUELTY.NATS OF DOG PANTING-- GIL IS JUST LIKE ANY OTHERDOG.HE GOES FOR A WALK WITH MY THREEDOGS -- AND HE'S JUST GREAT.HE'S LOVING, HAPPY, AND ---PLAYFUL.MORE NATS OF PLAYING, PANTINGBUT GIL IS ALSO DIFFERENT-WHEELCHAIR NATSWE THOUGHT HE HAD BEEN HIT BY ACAR, BUT IT TURNS OUT HE WASSHOT POINT BLANK IN THE SPINETHE 2 YEAR OLD BLACK LAB MIX---WAS FOUND ON THE SAN CARLOSRESERVATION MORE THAN A YEAR AGOWITH AN UNSPEAKABLE INJURY..IT COULD HAVE BEEN PEOPLEPLAYING AROUND -- IT COULD HAVEBEEN AN ACT OF CRUELTY.

WE'LLNEVER KNOW.AFTER FINDING OUT ABOUT GIL--AGROUP OF TUCSON FRIENDS DECIDEDTO TAKEHIM IN-- AND GIVE HIM THEMEDICAL CARE AND SPECIALATTENTION HE NEEDED TO SURVIVE.WE'VE BEEN FOSTERING HIMI'M SORRY I JUST LOVE HIM SOMUCH.KIM KELLY FOSTERS GIL DURING THEWEEK -- BUT SAYS SHE CAN'T KEEPHIMBECAUSE SHE ALREADY HAS A COUPLEOF DOGS AND A TIGHT WORKSCHEDULE..

AND SHE'S HOPING TOFIND THE RIGHT FOSTER FAMILIESAND A FAMILY TO TAKE GIL FULLTIME-.WE'VE GIVEN HIM THE BEST THAT WECAN GIVE HIM FOR THE PAST YEAR,AND GOTTEN HIM REALLY STABLEMEDICALLY.THE TUCSON COMMUNITY RALLIEDAROUND GIL-- AND=---DONATIONSCAME POURING IN TO PAY FOR ASURGERY TOREMOVE THE BULLET FROM GILSSPINE.HE SPENT SOME TIME IN PHYSICALTHERAPY -- AND GOT A BRAND NEWSET OF WHEELS.I HAVE THREE OTHER DOGS AND IT'SJUST LIKE CARING FOR ANYOTHER DOG.

IT JUST MAYBE TAKES15 MORE MINUTES IN THE MORNING.GIL ALSO HAS TO TAKE MEDICATIONTWICE A DAY.

EAT A SPECIAL DIET--AND NEEDS SOME HELP TO USE THEBATHROOM.I CAN TEACH ANYBODY.

WE CANREALLY TEACH ANYBODY HOW TOCARE FOR THIS DOG.AND WHILE THE LOVE AND CARE FORGIL CONTINUES-- SO WILL THEQUEST TOFIND HIM A--PERFECT AND FOREVERHOME-THERE'S SO MUCH GOOD IN THEWORLD.

SO MUCH KINDNESS.

HEWOULDN'T BE HERE WITHOUT IT.I'M NOT SURE WHY HE WAS BROUGHTINTO MY LIFE... BUT I KNOW IT'SABIGGER -- A BIGGER REASON.A LOCAL RESCUE KNOWN AS "LITTLEBIT OF LOVE"- IS RESPONSIBLE FORGIL'S FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION--AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKEGIL HOME-- YOU CAN FIND OUT MOREON OUR WEBSITE KGUN 9 DOT COM.

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