02/22/2012 02:06 pm ET Updated Feb 22, 2012

Dog Whose Leg Was Broken By Burglars Recovers Marvelously (VIDEO)

This oh-so-sweet video shows one dog's journey from tragedy to triumph.

After having her leg broken by apparently heartless burglars, this pup slowly moves from her sullen, Sarah McLachlan video phase to a happy, excitable pooch running all over the place.

"I had to bend reality a little bit so the video would make sense," the dog's owner says in the YouTube video description. "For example, she had to have her leg rewrapped about a hundred times because she kept chewing the bandages off. Basically, though, this is accurate."

Full disclosure, the dog's owner is a friend of this Huffington Post editor.

WATCH the inspiring transformation in the video above.