Throughout Violet's recovery, it wasn't known how she'd look afterward. But then the day came:
"When the final bandages came off we breathed a collective sigh of relief," the shelter wrote. "Violet was beautiful."
The dog's fur is still speckled with remnants of the dye, and her skin is still scarred in places from the burns she had suffered. But after that long, painful ordeal, she was finally ready to move on to the next stage of her life as a cherished pet.
Violet, in the end, was adopted into a loving home.