Dog With Unique Facial Scars Finds Forever Home

Lisa is a puppy who has been described as "unusual looking," but she was just adopted by a family who loves her exactly how she is.

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Lisa is one lucky little lady! Via Jackie McMillan/HSSV/The Dodo
Lisa is one lucky little lady! Via Jackie McMillan/HSSV/The Dodo

Upon her arrival at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley, 10-week-old puppy Lisa surprised people with her appearance.

She was described as “unusual looking” by the staff at HSSV because of the scars all over her face and her and her cherry eye condition (inflamed eyelids), which required corrective surgery, The Dodo reports.

All I see is a sweet dog who's full of life. Via The Dodo/Jackie McMillan/HSSV

All I see is a sweet dog who’s full of life. Via Jackie McMillan/HSSV/The Dodo

Despite her physical setbacks, HSSV employee Finnegan Dowling told The Dodo, “she was a pretty typical wiggly, squirmy, happy puppy. She loves other dogs and toys, is ridiculously kissy and she’ll lick your nose clean off… She wasn’t hesitant or frightened or timid at all.”

That “sparkling personality” won over Christine Doblar and her family, who had recently lost their Chihuahua, Luna, and visited the shelter in the hopes of finding a new canine companion for themselves and their older dog.

Since being embraced by her new loving family for her quirks and flaws, Lisa has been renamed “Lucky” and is being showered with affection.

A happy ending indeed.

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  • Lisa is so cute! May God bless her with many wonderful years in her new home and with a family that adores her.

    Sheila September 9, 2015 2:04 am Reply
  • What a cute baby. My dog is a rescue and they are the best. Always adopt from a shelter. God bless you!

    Joanna September 9, 2015 2:27 am Reply
    • Yes, she is adorable! I, too, adopted from my local shelter. He’s now an 83 lbs., high energy, Plott hound that is loved beyond measure. Life is wonderful when you give love from the heart……it will always be returned to you in multiple doses.

      Jacqueline Frye September 9, 2015 9:39 am Reply
  • Bless you for a doping. Lucky. What a great name for a sweet fur baby

    Mary September 9, 2015 3:16 am Reply
  • Such a little cutie! (There really is no such thing as an ugly dog!)

    Gitte Loeyche September 9, 2015 4:28 am Reply
    • How true. I totally agree that there is no such thing as an ugly dog. They can be so homely they are cute. My boyfriend says there are ugly dogs but says he could always love an ugly dog. I just love dogs no matter what. This little cutie has so much personality and expression…who couldn’t love that?!

      Sue Scribner September 9, 2015 11:47 am Reply
  • Leave a comment, with pleasure. This little “Lucky” lady is so adorable she looks like one of the toys she plays with. This is a story with a very happy ending. Thank you for sharing it with us.

    C. Dorsey September 9, 2015 9:37 am Reply
  • Looks like one big happy family! God bless!

    Sharon williams September 9, 2015 9:48 am Reply
  • God is good all the time. Praise that loving family for seeing past what most are unable to. Beauty is from within, and this fur baby has it all NOW! I admire the love that seems to swell off these pages.
    God bless you all in your your new life’s journey.

    LUCINDA September 9, 2015 11:13 am Reply
  • Lisa is a real cutie! I hope she has a very long, healthy and happy life with her new family. And God bless them for seeing behind a few cosmetic flaws and seeing the true beauty of little Lisa!

    J. David Scott September 9, 2015 11:54 am Reply
  • How about a photo showing her AFTER her surgery to fix cherry eye?! She’s a beauty!

    Guest100 September 9, 2015 12:29 pm Reply
  • Looks more like unusual pigmentation rather than ‘scars.’

    Guest100 September 9, 2015 12:30 pm Reply
  • I think she is beautiful and I wish her a wonderful life full of dog fun and love!

    Donna E. Szlosek September 9, 2015 12:56 pm Reply
  • How could anyone not love that adorable face. Lisa/Lucky is perfect <3

    KatWrangler September 9, 2015 1:22 pm Reply
  • It’s time we ALL start looking beyond the skin and give animals AND people a chance.

    Genevon Hinseth September 9, 2015 5:22 pm Reply
  • What a sweet face….she looks like a bundle of energy. Thank you for loving her!

    Dana Settles September 9, 2015 5:33 pm Reply
  • What a cutie! Happy life Lucky!

    Vicki Tittle September 9, 2015 5:56 pm Reply
  • Bless your family for giving Lucky a loving home.

    Lainer September 9, 2015 6:00 pm Reply

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