'The World’s Thinnest Dog’ Found His Happily Ever After, And It’s Adorable.

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Some rescue dogs need time to heal and fully recover. In order for a dog to properly recover, he or she needs to be under the right person's care and receive as much attention as possible. With unconditional love, most rescue dogs can heal.

For example, you might remember William the world's thinnest dog, who was rescued back in 2015 by Rachel Butler. Well you will be happy to know that William has made a full recovery. He's so healthy that he was able to walk down the aisle alongside Butler at her wedding!

“Having William at the ceremony made us both feel so proud at how far he has come,” said Butler.

“He looks like a walking skeleton,” said RSPCA Inspector Nicky Foster the first time he met William.


Instead of the average healthy weight of 22 pounds, William weighed 6.5 pounds. In order to stay warm, he had to constantly be wrapped in a towel.

“He is the thinnest dog I have seen in the 10 years I have been an inspector. You can see every single bone in his body.”


The two originally took in the pup after seeing an advertisement for him on the Internet.

William's previous owners were Christopher Rushton and Kirsty Hales. Needless to say, it's clear these two aren't fit to own animals.


In the end, they admitted that they did cause harm and suffering to the poor pup.

The couple ended up being banned from having animals in their care for life and had to do 35 hours of unpaid work.


“When he was brought into the RSPCA’s care he was close to death. But on our wedding day his tail did not stop wagging.”

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William makes the perfect companion for the couple's 11-year-old West Highland terrier named Harry.

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Just look at how adorable he looks at Butler's wedding!

All in all, William eventually got his happy ending when he was adopted by Butler. He's fully recovered and healthy.

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