Meatball the Dog - Autistic Bull Terrier Welcomed into Family of 8 Rescues
March 24, 2014 • Video
This story will warm your heart - it's our video pick of the week!
Having an ill-behaved dog is typically a burden for owners, but for Chris and Mariesa, finding Meatball was a blessing in disguise.
Coming into their home with what behaviorists are calling autism for dogs, the Hughes family couldn't turn their backs on Meatball after he was rejected from 3 adoptive homes. Wearing a weighted vest and frequently getting vacuumed to calm his nerves, Meatball is one happy guy...as long as he's got a tennis ball!
Check out Meatball's story in the newest edition of Life in the Dog House!
The Story of Meatball -- Life in the Dog House Ep.14
An inside look at Meatball's health issues and recent autism diagnosis. Learn about some of the ways Chris & Mariesa are helping to improve Meatball's quality of life and keep him a healthy, happy part of their family of 9 dogs! Video shot & edit