A heartwarming video tells the story of how an animal activist from southern India rescued a severely malnourished puppy, nursed it back to health and ultimately gave it a new home.
Animal-lover Selvam found the rottweiler pup abandoned in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu back in August.
The young pooch was in a terrible condition, not only severely malnourished but also covered in ticks and fleas and with wounds to its legs.
He took it to an animal hospital where it was given fluids and then treatment for its sores and cuts.
Selvam took the puppy home and after a few days, the puppy was putting on weight and beginning to recover.
Now, the puppy's wounds have completely healed and it has become a much-loved family pet.