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Published:January 3rd, 2016 10:31 EST

Once Abused Dog Cries Out in Fear When She's Shown Affection for First Time: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A video of a terrified dog crying as it gets stroked for the first time is sure to pluck at the heart-strings of even the most reluctant animal lover.


At first the small whimpering dog, named Priscilla, seems genuinely in distress as she tries to comprehend whether her handler means her any harm. 

Defenseless and petrified she often snaps her head around in an attempt to see what the hand touching her is going to do next."   

Daily Mail

It`s heart-wrenching to see this emaciated once-abused dog experience affection for perhaps the first time in her miserable life.

Priscilla had experienced only blows at the hands of humans, so when an employee at an animal shelter pets her she screams in terror convinced that the handler means her harm.

The natural inclination of any normal human being is to pet a dog, how anyone can abuse such a loyal, loving creature is beyond me. Anyone who abuses dogs, or any animal, should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Let`s hope and pray that Priscilla will find a loving forever home.

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