Hanson is a one-year-old pit bull mix that has never known a kind touch or what it means to be loved. He arrived at Orange County Animal Services in Orlando, Florida, as a stray covered in scars and scabs.
While no one knows his story, it is clear that he was mistreated. He cowers at the back of his kennel and has lost all trust in humans.
He does not do well with other dogs as the scars on his body are from other dogs attacking him. He will need to be the only dog and hopes someone will give him a second chance.
@uniquelyk9 Hanson isnt likely to be picked at the shelter. Which is why i need your help. I need your help to find him a home that will give him a second chance. This rescue dog needs a home❤️ #adoptdontshop #shelterdog #rescuedog #dogsoftiktok #doglover #rescuedogsoftiktok ♬ You Found Me – Instrumental Pop Songs
Angela, an animal behaviorist at the shelter, has been working with him to show him that not all humans are bad. She is helping in the search for a patient person who will give Hanson the time and love he needs to come out of his shell and restore his faith in humans.
She took to her TikTok page (@uniquelyk9) to share his story and hopefully catch the eye of his special someone. She posted a video of Hanson and wrote, “Hanson isn’t likely to be picked at the shelter. Which is why I need your help.”
Hanson now wags his tail when Angela enters his kennel and is slowly coming out of his shell. All he needs is a loving person to continue with his training.
The video has 100,000 views but the shelter has not received one application for Hanson. Angela is not giving up and posted another video asking people to continue to share his story.
@uniquelyk9 Replying to @nashandkash Every person can help get Hanson seen and into a home. He needs someone special to be patient with him and learn to build trust with. Hes going to need our help to find that person. Can we help Hanson find his forever home? #adoptdontshop #shelterdog #rescuedog #shelterdogsoftiktok #shelterdogtrainer #shelterlife #rescuedogsrock ♬ To Build A Home – The Cinematic Orchestra & Patrick Watson
She knows his person is out there. She reminded people that, “Dogs that have suffered trauma can be more work initially, but they’re worth it!”
Hanson has never experienced the good things in life like toys and cuddling on the couch. He has only seen the worst in people. Please share his story to help him find his person.
If you are interested in adopting Hanson you can find out more about him here.Whizzco