The German Albino dog, Duke, has turned from a dog who lives in an animal shelter and does not find anyone to take care of him, to a star on social media, with a private account and tens of thousands of followers.
And the British “Daily Mail” website indicated that the German dog lives in Texas with his accounting owner, Mercedes Andrade, and has completely white skin and a pink nose, and above all he suffers from deafness and partial blindness, as he is very sensitive to sunlight, and has cardiomyopathy.
Despite all these health issues, Duke lives a life full of fun, and Mercedes – who adopted him in 2013 – says she fell in love with him at first sight.
The American Mercedes has dedicated a special page for her dog, and has been publishing his pictures almost daily, which has made him immensely popular on Instagram and social media sites.
The American lady admitted that it was the first time she saw a dog suffering from skin and skin pigmentation disorders, yet she insisted on adopting it, pointing out that the days proved the correctness of her choice and decision, as Duke became a star in the digital and real virtual world, and he is often stopped with his owner and pick up Selfies are with him, and he receives dozens of likes every day from nearly 4 thousand followers of his account on Instagram.
Mercedes indicates that passers-by do not believe their eyes when they see “roosters” with her, because they have never seen an albino dog “very white and not bright” before, and the funny thing is that Mercedes reads Duke’s letters of admiration, and wags his tail admiringly as if he understands what you say or is aware of the meaning of each word from Those sweet emails or comments.
She asserts that fate rewarded her with “Duke”, because she insisted on taking care of him after knowing that many refused this because of his difficult condition and the multiplicity of his diseases.
She reveals that he loves to dress up and play “hide and seek”, and has an overwhelming sense of stardom and elegance, more than that, he relies on another dog named Dior to help him determine trends and always walk and play with him, and he loves everyone and is always happy to be loved and hear words of admiration.
Duke sees a glimmer of light in his left eye, and only hears high-pitched sounds like a whistle, which makes his training more difficult than usual, however, when he picks up something he always remembers and executes brilliantly, Mercedes confirms that he was a glimmer of hope and light in times of Covid-19. difficult, making the days spent at home easier.