Shortly after he was born, Doobert's breeder discovered he was deaf and surrendered him to Green Dogs Unleashed, a rescue group that specializes in finding homes for special-needs dogs.
Now he'll join two other special-needs pups in the Puppy Bowl competition: one with three legs and another who is both blind and deaf, the Charlottesville, VA Daily Progress reports.
Doobert has now been adopted by Tom and Dianne Ireton. “He’s full of energy. He’s a little pistol. He has no concept of the fact that he’s any different from any other dog. He loves to play, he’s very active and social,” Tom Ireton says.
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