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    14 Inspiring Pets Who Don't Let Anything Get Them Down

    Against a lot of odds, the pets at the Home For Life sanctuary are too busy enjoying life to feel down.

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    In the world of animal welfare as it has always existed, there are two doors through which any shelter or rescue animal will eventually pass: Door Number One is adoption. Door Number Two is euthanasia. Now, thanks to Home for Life's visionary efforts, another option exists: The Third Door®. The care-for-life sanctuary.

    Here are some of the animals at Home For Life, some of which even come to them from other countries:

    1. Here's Indi, a paraplegic dog from India, totally rocking a magenta sweater.

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    2. Program and Goofy enjoy a romp in the snow earlier this year.

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    3. Tiger was discovered as a stray with a leg infection so bad that his leg needed to be amputated.

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    4. This goat buddy needed a little help getting around thanks to his deformed front legs, but he's making it work!

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    5. Polar might have FIV, but he's still livin' life to the fullest.

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    Even kitties need some outdoors time every once in a while! Polar seems to be enjoying it.

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    6. Playtime is very serious business at Home For Life.

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    7. Dodi the Great Dane might have epilepsy, but that doesn't stop her from making her rounds at the local hospital.

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    8. Rainbow needed some TLC after being found malnourished in the woods.

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    9. Ahhh, living the life of luxury.

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    10. Here's Flurry! He's an Australian Shepherd mix who is super cheery and doesn't seem to mind his blindness at all.

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    Just try and challenge him to a race!

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    11. Shroeder lost one of his legs in some farm machinery, but thanks to the staff at Home For Life, he's doing much better.

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    12. Meet Roo. He's named after the peculiar way he has to walk, due to his deformed front legs. Here he is without his special cart. What a goof!

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    So, why does the staff do what they do?

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    13. Because everyone deserves a snuggle buddy...

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    14. ...no matter what.

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    If you're interested in seeing more of the animals that Home For Life rehabilitate and care for, check out the full listing at Home For Life's website.