Two kindhearted young men discovered the dog earlier this week wandering alone down a street in Lanus, Argentina.
With little they could for the dog themselves, the men asked for help from a police officer, and together they transported the tar-covered animal to a veterinary clinic. From there, volunteers from the animal rescue group Zoonosis Lanus were called in to assist.
Though the dog might have seemed like a lost cause for some, his rescuers refused to give up hope.
Over the next five hours, nonstop, the volunteers worked tirelessly to loosen up and scrub away the globs of tar encasing the dog.
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