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Gremlin has survived, and thrived, through a lot.
She was thought to be about 4 years old when she was rescued from a life of dog fighting, and got adopted some seven years ago. Gremlin's lived through a whole host of serious health problems since — cancer, irritable bowel syndrome and a blood disease called babesia, among them.
The sweet, goofy, funny, loving girl also became a certified therapy dog — and inspired her human parents, Chris and Mariesa Hughes, to dedicate themselves to rescuing sick and elderly pups.
The Hugheses are founders of The Mr. Mo Project, an upstate New York-based nonprofit that gets these vulnerable animals out of shelters and into "fospice" homes, so they can live out their days as members of loving families.
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