They say you should never judge a book by its cover, and in this case, you shouldn’t judge a dog by its fur. When this little pup named Lisa arrived at a shelter in California, volunteers worried that she might not be adopted: After all, she was kind of strange-looking. It wasn’t entirely natural, either: Lisa had scars on her face and inflamed eyelids from the abuse and neglect she suffered before. Even after having surgery to correct it, her strange looks simply couldn’t be ignored. However, one family saw past Lisa’s exterior and changed her life forever. Read her amazing story below.