Puppy With Severe Cleft Palate Takes Internet By Storm - New York News

Puppy With Severe Cleft Palate Takes Internet By Storm

Posted: Updated:
Ten-week-old Lentil was born with severe cleft palate. Ten-week-old Lentil was born with severe cleft palate.
PHILADELPHIA -

A Philadelphia woman has stepped in to take care of a bulldog puppy who was born about 10 weeks ago with severe cleft palate.

Lindsay Condefer, owner of Street Tails Animal Rescue in Philadelphia, says "Lentil" was given up by his breeder because of his condition. So, Condefer took the pup in and became his foster mom.

Because of his condition, Lentil has to eat through a feeding tube every couple of hours.

Lentil has taken the Internet by storm, and even has a popular Facebook page. But he has a long road ahead of him, with multiple surgeries in the future to treat his condition.

Condefer has been taking care of dogs for 12 years, but has never been around a puppy who has touched so many people in such a short amount of time.

The support along with Lentil's tenacity is working.

"He's thriving and he has this amazing will to live," Condefer said.

You can learn more about Lentil on his Facebook page, "My name is Lentil."

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Tyga calls for Empire State Building to go gold

    Tyga calls for Empire State Building to go gold

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:37:52 GMT
    The push to go gold for pediatric cancer has spread to the hip hop world. Popular rapper Tyga is joining those calling for the Empire State Building to light up for a good cause.
    The push to go gold for pediatric cancer has spread to the hip hop world. Popular rapper Tyga is joining those calling for the Empire State Building to light up for a good cause.
  • Christie talks casinos, Springsteen at town hall

    Christie talks casinos, Springsteen at town hall

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:49:34 GMT
    Gov. Chris Christie of New JerseyGov. Chris Christie of New Jersey
    Gov. Chris Christie talked Atlantic City casinos and defended his use of Bruce Springsteen music in the latest installment of his summer "No Pain, No Gain" town hall series on Tuesday. Many previous events have featured protests by retirees and labor groups as well as Atlantic City casino workers urging Christie to do more to save their jobs following a series of announced closures.
    Gov. Chris Christie talked Atlantic City casinos and defended his use of Bruce Springsteen music in the latest installment of his summer "No Pain, No Gain" town hall series on Tuesday. Many previous events have featured protests by retirees and labor groups as well as Atlantic City casino workers urging Christie to do more to save their jobs following a series of announced closures.
  • Foley wins Connecticut Independent Party backing

    Foley wins Connecticut Independent Party backing

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:35:03 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has won the endorsement of the Independent Party of Connecticut, securing a second spot on the November ballot. Foley's campaign confirmed the Greenwich businessman won the third party's endorsement at Tuesday night's party caucus.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has won the endorsement of the Independent Party of Connecticut, securing a second spot on the November ballot. Foley's campaign confirmed the Greenwich businessman won the third party's endorsement at Tuesday night's party caucus.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices