Years of neglect takes its toll on some animals. They become scared and worried and start to doubt anyone who comes near them.
If these dogs are lucky enough to get taken to a shelter, the chances of them of finding a new home are slim. They often need a lot of care and attention, some even need medical help and training.
When Benji the dog was picked up as a stray he was a nervous dog and kept snapping at anyone who tried to get near him.
Staff thought that rehoming him would be hard as the rehabilitation process would be tough until Jessica Williams saw his picture and knew he needed someone right away.
Jessica Williams and her boyfriend, Jared, had just moved into their new home and Jessica couldn