COMM: This happy dog was once at death’s door. Murray and his three siblings were found covered in oil on Dead Dog Beach in Puerto Rico. The name Dead Dog Beach is attributed to this spot because it is a well known dumping ground for stray animals. Whilst in Puerto Rico, Murray and his siblings showed signs of distemper, a virus that can be fatal to many dogs. COMM: Luckily Murray was rescued by The Sato Project and transported to the USA to be adopted. COMM: Murray was due to be euthanized. However after a wag of his tail, the vet changed their mind and they did what they could to treat him. COMM: Due to the virus, Murray now has no teeth, causing his tongue to flop out the side of his mouth. MACKENZIE GALLANT: Murray, who is that? Don’t bite him, don’t bite him. Who is it? Come here dude. Who is that? Who is that? Who is here? COMM: He also has bone deformations that make him look a little different. COMM: But this didn’t stop him from being adopted by Mackenzie Gallant and her family. COMM: The pooch is now happy and healthy with his human and canine family. COMM: Mackenzie set up an Instagram account for the unusual pup, to raise awareness about the condition and the importance of adoption. Murray has gained quite the following and proves that being different is also beautiful.