A Dog Version of Slumdog Millionaire – 13 Pictures

The luck really exists and it can change someone's life within 5 minutes. When a smelly 10-year-old Shih Tzu dog was walking through the streets of Connecticut, she didn’t know that it would be the walk of her life. This is a story about a dog of imperfect beauty (Marnie The Dog) and the way she became an Internet superstar.

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A very special dog

One day, the destiny of the dog named Stinky was changed forever. She got that name because of her bad odor from her infected mouth and a clouded gray eye, rotting teeth, and sticky fur. There were many dogs in Connecticut’s animal shelter, but for Shirley Braha only one was so special. She decided to do something very brave and to adopt a dog in a bad health.

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A new chapter for the little Stinky

Braha didn’t care if Stinky was cute-looking or not. She only wanted to adopt that dog that was wonderful on the inside. When Stinky arrived at her new home, there wasn’t greater happiness for both. Stinky got a complete makeover. Braha took her to the vet, where cloudiness in the eye and the bad odor from her mouth disappeared, and today, she’s a completely healthy dog.

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Stink has vanished

As Stinky’s stink vanished, the new name was created and it was Marnie. Besides all the anomalies that Marni has, she managed to conquer the hearts of many people, and it’s “only” about 2.1 million people. Marnie’s Instagram page didn’t become famous overnight. Braha created the account shortly after her adoption and it was just one more ordinary page with a few followers. A year later, Braha got surprised when someone tagged a picture of her dog and she suddenly started to get more and more followers.

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It’s all about destiny

Braha’s first intentions were not to make her dog famous! All the popularity that Marni has gained is a pure destiny. Today, she is 16 years old and enjoys life like never before although many believed that she would not live so long. She gets a lot of love from Braha and that’s the most important thing a dog can get.

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Marnie’s book

Not only this dog has become a superstar, but she also released a book about her life. And you know what? That book is really widely “read”. It consists of Marnie’s photos and captions that have never been seen before. The book is called Marnie the dog: I’m a book.

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Signature head tilt

Wherever Marnie appears, she becomes a legend! Because her specific look with a tilted head and extremely long tongue cannot go unnoticed. People practically scream when they see her in public. Many have described that she actually looks like a sentient stuffed animal and like she’s not even real. Her signature head tilt is a remnant of the vestibular syndrome which is an extreme case of vertigo.

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Kindhearted Shih Tzu girl

There are many things that make this Shih Tzu girl special. Marnie and Braha visit sick kids at Los Angeles Children’s Hospital every week. She cheers up those kids that really need it and Marnie really changes their days for the better because they’re usually full of hours and days of affliction.

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A million dollar girl

This golden, fluffy girl made NYC buzzing about her look. The number of her followers on Instagram page continues to grow and grow. Someone who didn’t appreciate what he had, now probably regrets what he has lost. Not only s/he lost a superstar dog, but s/he lost an obedient dog with a huge heart which is more important. Braha knew to recognize those things, so now she has a true friend for life.

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She’s like a magnet

Marnie possesses unique and inexplicably magnetism that no one can understand. She became a badge of hipness even for world-famous stars. On her Instagram page countless images with them can be found. Up to now, she took pictures with Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Betty White, Larry King, James Franco, Miley Cyrus and many, many others.

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What does Marnie like best?

If you’re interested in knowing how Marnie spends her day, well we asked her! We know that dogs can’t talk, but Marnie is not like the others! She told us she likes smelling the grass, sleeping, partying, and of course, taking photos. Something what Marnie specially adores is “fast” running around the carpet. We said “fast”, so you should have her age in mind.

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Marnie’s app

Considering that many would like to have a picture with Marnie, there as an app that would help them to do that! Marnie Pro App can do the impossible and will insert Marnie’s magical mug into any photo. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and download it!

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Old dogs can be wonderful, too

The issue of adopting an old dog can bring you to a dilemma, but it can also be a wonderful experience. Marnie was just one of million adoptable dogs, so why not make other old dogs happy, too? All of them deserve a second chance for better living, and who knows, maybe a new Marnie can be born again!

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Image Sources:

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Author: Tanja SM

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