After his new owners found out about his tragic story, they knew that they had to treat him with extra kindness and sensitivity. They knew that dogs feel similar emotions as people do, and they had to do everything in their power to restore his trust in humanity. They were also aware that a dog exhibits the same level of emotional intelligence as human toddlers do. This means that a dog will understand and react to their environment as best as they know how. But was this dog equipped to move past what his previous owners had done?