Oxana Malaya, b. 1983, was neglected by her alcoholic parents at an early age, & lived surrounded by dogs. When Oxana was found by authorities, she was 7, but she could not talk, lacked many basic skills, & behaved like a dog. Oxana was sent to a foster home & underwent years of therapy & education. Upon adulthood, Oxana has been taught to subdue her dog-like behavior, learned to speak fluently, works a farm, & has a boyfriend.