Chihuahua who lived his whole life in a puppy mill is ecstatic to finally have his own bed

Be sure to reach the end of this article to see the full video! Freddie’s life had been so hard that he had no idea what it was like to be comfortable. Luckily, the rescuers were more than happy to show him.

All dogs deserve to be treated well. Sure, some owners may not have the money to buy their dogs fancy treats and toys. But every kind-hearted owner gives their dog a bed and other basic comforts. Sadly, Freddie never had a true owner for the first nine years of his life.

He was born into a puppy mill. He had to endure terrible conditions with zero affection from any human.

But one day, National Mill Dog Rescue located Freddie and 34 other dogs that were being illegally intensively bred. They were able to bust Freddie and the other dogs out of the terrible conditions. Freddie’s Freedom Day Have you seen enough of Freddie, the newly-rescued 9-year-old Chihuahua yet? We didn’t think so! Here is a short video clip of his first moments of FREEDOM! Welcome to Lily’s Haven, Freddie! Posted by National Mill Dog Rescue on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Of course, at first, Freddie had no idea that he was being rescued. He was confused as to why these new humans were being so nice to him all of a sudden.

Freddie was in a bad condition. He was malnourished and had lost all of his teeth.

But luckily, the dog did not have any health problems that threatened his life. The rescuers gave him a delicious meal and then handed him his first-ever bed.

Theresa Strader walked over to Freddie’s pen. She pet him. Freddie was scared of the petting, until he realized that the woman wasn’t going to hurt him. Freddie sniffed at the bed in a confused manner. You could tell that he had never seen a dog bed before. He couldn’t work out that it was meant to make him happ

So Theresa opened Freddie’s pen and walked in to show him how to use the bed.

She picked Freddie up and gave him a cuddle. She felt his rapid heartbeat slow down as she did this. Then she carefully placed the dog on the bed.

Luckily, Theresa was filming the heartwarming moment when Freddie learned to use his first-ever bed. The video then made a huge impact on Facebook. To date, it has gained over 116,000 views. It also has more than 5,000 reactions, 1,300 shares and 450 comments. People have been saying things like this:

Over the coming days, Freddie became an incredibly happy dog. He got along well with all the volunteers. And he made friends with another rescued chihuahua, Lark.

Freddie’s New BFF Freddie has a new BFF and she’s been in the spotlight, too! Watch as he steals a couple of kisses from Lark, a fellow senior Chihuahua. Freddie does have an adoption pending, but Lark is still patiently waiting for her first home. Please visit our Available Dogs page: http://milldogrescue.org/our-dogs/available-dogs/ Posted by National Mill Dog Rescue on Monday, May 21, 2018 And it wouldn’t be long until Freddie found a forever home.

Just one week after he arrived at the shelter, a couple applied to adopt him. After a few checks, the shelter agreed to let the couple become the dog’s owners. Freddie’s Gotcha Day! ICYMI: Freddie, our popular senior Chihuahua, is in his forever home! He has a canine “sibling” named Cinnamon and they have matching tongues! Have a great life, sweet boy. You waited a long time for a family to love you.Others are waiting too… http://milldogrescue.org/our-dogs/available-dogs/ Posted by National Mill Dog Rescue on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Freddie would also gain a dog sibling, Cinnamon the Whippet.

Over the following months, Freddie learned to enjoy his newfound freedom. He would have to have a few surgeries on his teeth, but apart from going through that, his life has been complete happiness.

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