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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C
# Take a Break
'Chance the dog has taught me there's nothing anybody can't do'
Take a break and look at this pup’s new life.

CHANCE THE DOG was left for dead at the side of the road after a hit-and-run.

He lost the use of his back legs, but since being adopted has found a new lease of life.

Chance was taken in by Stacey and Mike Williams, who believed that if they didn’t, no one else would.

Mike is a wheelchair user, and so understands what Chance is going through.

“It’s easy for us to relate,” Mike said, ”I knew his struggles as well as mine.”

The paralysed pup is now the star of an campaign for Kleenex, with the shelter where Chance was adopted from hoping it will lead to more people taking on a disabled pet.

“We’re very glad that we got national recognition,” Chelsea Foreman from San Antonio Pets Alive! told My SA.

[We have been] able to get the word out about adopting and especially adopting an animal that’s handicapped and doesn’t have the best situation.

In the video, initially it looks as though Chance can’t get around too well.

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But it doesn’t seem to be getting him down too much.

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And once he’s in his wheelchair he gets around no bother.

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He even enjoys the occasional boat trip.

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Take a break and watch more of Chance’s new life below.

Kleenex Brand / YouTube

Read: A guide dog threw itself in front of a bus to save his blind owner >

More: This pooch, missing for years, was found an awful long way from home >

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