A fair warning to all readers: this story does contain some graphic images. This story takes place in Leeds, England, where an animal was found in a horrific state. The tiny Lhasa Apso had fallen into a state of disrepair and was so filthy, onlookers could barely even tell if the animal was a dog or not. The dog had been abandoned and was totally helpless.
To make matters worse, the dog was also in a great deal of pain. His coat was completely matted down and his fur had begun to peel away from the rest of his body. When he was finally found by a rescue shelter team, they dubbed him Soldier and this name was definitely appropriate when you stop to consider the awful circumstances that the poor creature had been forced to endure.