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08/13/2013 12:16 pm ET

One-Legged Rescue Dog Glory To Receive Three Bionic Paws (VIDEO)

Things are finally looking up for a one-legged dog and former stray named Glory.

The 4-year-old mixed-breed had three paws amputated due to "terrible and unexplained injuries" sustained while living on the streets of Bacau in Romania, ITV News reports. Earlier this year, a re-homing group posted photos of the crippled pooch to its Facebook page.

UK resident Vanessa Bamkin saw those photos and reached out.

"When I saw all about Glory's situation on Facebook I was close to tears and I said to my husband - we need to help her," Bamkin told the Daily Mail.

According to the News & Star, Bamkin organized Glory's near 2,000-mile journey from Romania to her home in Cumbria, England, where Glory now lives with her three other dogs, Poppy, Basil and Padraig.

But the good news for Glory didn't end with her rescue. After Bamkin brought her home, she made plans to outfit the dog with bionic paws -- and it wasn't long before donations began pouring in to help make those hopes a reality.

"People started just giving me money saying 'We want to help,'" she told ITV News. "I'm absolutely overwhelmed at the generosity of people."

The cost of the three prosthetic paws would be roughly $5,200, but thanks to the compassion of Bamkin and donors, it won't be long before Glory is back on all four paws.

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