This is a story about a dog named Champ, he has more than earned his name. Thanks to Rescue Dog’s Rock Champ has a second chance at life and the love he deserves.

In August the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office of South Carolina was notified about an animal cruelty case by the County’s Animal Control office.

According to KLAS, what the authorities discovered was a severely emaciated Mastiff mix, too weak to stand on his own, that was being starved by the dog owner’s ex-girlfriend. The ABC new affiliate reports the woman, identified as Elizabeth Lena James by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, fed her own dogs but starved the one canine after her breakup, because the dog belonged to her ex and she was angry at him for leaving.

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