ROCKFORD, Ill. — A Chihuahua puppy found abandoned in a garbage can is now a therapy dog.
Ivy and her siblings were found in a dumpster in Rockford two years ago.
They were taken to a shelter were a family adopted Ivy.
The family has two other Chihuahuas and trains them to be therapy dogs.
Ivy is now a regular visitor at Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford where she spends time with patients.