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Rescued Pit Bull Is Terrified of Adults, But Watch What Happens When She Meets a Child for the First Time


Abbey van der Plas has made it her mission to rescue pit bulls. The New Zealand native runs a shelter in Christchurch, and a few weeks ago, took in a stray that was found wandering the streets. The pittie, whom van der Plas named Nala, was shy and fearful, and cowered in the corner of her cage. For two days van der Plas tried to coax Nala out of her shell and win her trust. Nothing doing.

On the second day, after a fruitless five hours, van der Plas called in her secret weapon: her son Zack. Just watch Nala change in a SPLIT SECOND as soon as she sees the boy!

Nala has moved into the van der Plas household, and is happiest when she’s with Zack.

“She needs some confidence building, but she’s a super sweet girl and one day soon some family will be lucky to have her!” van der Plas wrote on the organization’s Facebook page. We agree!

Now click through the gallery below to see more adorable rescue dogs!


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