A group of clearly troubled children in Turkey tried to “drown” puppy Pascal with glue. By the time the abused puppy was finally saved, his fur was hopelessly matted and filthy, he could barely see or walk, and his skin was severely damaged.

Pascal barely escaped death, but thanks to the kind people at He’Art of Rescue’s emergency veterinary clinic, he has survived the ordeal and is on the slow path to full recovery. He still needs weeks of care to regain his nourishment and strength.

The video below shows the tragic story that, hopefully, will end in Pascal’s adoption into a loving home: