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Hope for Paws was AMAZED at how this Dog Reacted to Being Saved

Hope for Paws have given us so many great stories about dog rescue. They have saved thousands of dogs from the streets and brought them to loving homes.

We have another amazing story for you from Hope for Paws. Even the rescuers were surprised how it turned out.

They received a call about a homeless dog living near a mechanic shop in downtown Los Angeles. They immediately stepped into action, as they always do.

Lisa Arturo and her co-worker drove around until they found the poor dog. The dog was obviously apprehensive at first, but they kept giving him treats until he relaxed.

Once he was relaxed, he immediately came towards them. They said it was definitely the easiest rescue mission they had ever done. The dog was so happy to go with them.

They named this gentle rescue dog Brutus. He began to cuddle and kiss his rescuers, even though he was just on the streets.

Please share this to spread the word about this great organization out of LA who save so many dogs.

Source: This Pit Bull rescue is different than any other rescue you have seen so far! by HopeForPaws

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Pit Bull Helps Save Starving German Shepherd

No Kill Kern is a rescue organization that was based out of Bakersfield, CA. They received a call one day about a German Shepherd starving to death in a field.

They went into action, and brought with them a vital tool: Lucy the Pitbull. Lucy helped No Kill Kern with rescue missions.

When they arrived at the field, Lucy found the German Shepherd. Unfortunately, the dog was too scared to approach them. They tried, and kept trying, but they couldn’t get the starving dog to come to them.

They finally decided to lay a trap for the dog, a crate with food inside to lure the dog in.

They checked the trap later and fortunately it had worked. They decided to name her Queen. When they brought her back to shelter she was greeted with toys, love, and food. She was very happy to finally be someplace safe.

Source: Heroic Pit Bull Saves Dying Dog From Starvation by NoKillKern

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This Dog Was Euthanized, but Then They Found Out Who It Was

Target was a stray dog in Afghanistan when she was befriended by the soldiers stationed there. Target had two friends: Sasha and Rufus.

Among the soldiers who befriended the strays was Chris Duke: “A lot of us used the three of them as an escape when you’re homesick,” Duke said. One February night, a suicide bomber tried to enter the base. The three dogs attacked the bomber, eventually making him detonate before entering the base. No humans were injured.

Sasha however, was severely injured and needed to be put down. Later, Rufus and Target ended up being sent to the United States to be adopted. Rufus was adopted by Chris Duke, and Target was adopted by Sgt. Terry Jones.

After she was brought home, Target had an understandably hard time adjusting to home life. After being a stray dog in a war zone, being confined to a house was a big change.

Target escaped and was picked up by the county animal services. Jones filled out the online form and paid the fee so he could pick up Target on Monday.

When he arrived on Monday, he discovered that Target had been euthanized by mistake. “Obviously, at first there was extreme anger and horror. Now that a couple of days have passed, the anger has been replaced by sorrow,” Terry said.

“I am heartsick over this. I had to personally deliver the news to the dog’s owner, and he and his family are understandably distraught.” the director of the facility said. Because of public outcry an investigation is under way. Target, left, is pictured below.

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Dog Eats His Owners Toe, Ends Up Saving His Life

Jerry Douthett had been putting off going to the doctor. Although his wife urged him to go see the doctor about his toe, Jerry just kept ignoring it, hoping it would go away.

Jerry also owns a dog named Kiko, an adorable terrier.

One night, after heavy drinking, Jerry fell asleep. When he awoke, he saw Kiko, his face covered in blood. He looked at his foot, noticing it was covered in blood. “The toe was gone,” said Douthett. “He ate it. I mean, he must have eaten it, because we couldn’t find it anywhere else in the house. I look down, there’s blood all over, and my toe is gone.”

Unable to put off going to the doctor this time, he went. The doctors removed what remained of his infected toe. While performing tests, they noticed his blood sugar was high. He was diagnosed with diabetes.

In some ways, this is unsurprising. Dogs have been trained to smell cancer and high glucose levels. Perhaps Kiko sensed something was wrong and decided to do something about it?


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This Dog Escaped Her Kennel, but Wait Until You Find Out Why

Maggie the dog was staying at a Canadian pet motel/foster care center. Maggie had had a litter of puppies previously, and was evidently missing them, based on what she did next.

When employees checked the security cameras, they noticed Maggie was outside of her kennel. She was lying in front of a kennel that had 2 scared little puppies. It was their first night in this new place.

“We’ve never really seen it before, where a dog sneaks out to some puppies and is so excited to see them.”

When they returned, they decided to let the dogs meet.

“She kind of directed Sandy to the puppies’ kennel so Sandy let her in and she was being really affectionate,” Aldred explains, “Sandy stayed in their for about 15 minutes and then said, ‘Well it looks like they need each other,’ and then let Maggie stay the night in their kennel.”

When they returned the next morning, they were still cuddled together.

PHOTO: Maggie, pictured, let herself out of her kennel to lay next to puppies that she heard crying at Barkers Pet Motel and Grooming in Alberta, Canada.

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These Dogs are Clones!

Meesha Kauffman loved her dog so much, she paid 50,000 dollars to clone him. She received 5 puppies, all genetically identical to her dog Bruce Wayne.

“I was expecting one puppy or maybe two,” Kauffman said. “When I heard that five puppies were born, I thought, ‘Wow, I hit the jackpot.’ Having five dogs has definitely been a lifestyle change. But goodness, they bring me so much joy I can’t imagine parting with any of them now.”

In Honor of her original dog, the clone puppies all have superhero names: Clark Kent (Superman), Peter Parker (Spiderman), Wade Wilson (Deadpool) and Tony Stark (Iron Man).

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But just because they are clones doesn’t mean they are identical in every way to Bruce Wayne. “What often is driving the transaction, I think, is that people want it to be a rebirth of their pet,” said Alan C. Regenberg of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. “These cloned dogs are as similar to each other as identical twins, who are more similar to each other then people who aren’t identical twins, but they are also very unique.”

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“They’re not robotic copies of Bruce Wayne, but they’re more like him than they’re different,” Kauffman said. “They’re always doing something that makes me stop and say: ‘Oh my God, that’s exactly what Bruce would have done.’ ”

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Driver Pulls Over After Seeing Dog Scratching And Crying At A Box, What They Found Inside Made Their Heart Drop

Like anybody, we hate hearing stories about animal abuse, neglect, and cruelty. This is why we focus on stories with happy endings that show the joy of rescue and adoption.

This story begins with heartache, but because of a good Samaritan, this story has a happy ending. This good Samaritan was driving to work one day when something caught their attention. They pulled over on a road near Boonville, Missouri. It was a dog scratching and pawing at a cardboard box.

When they picked up the box, inside were 4 little puppies. The dog pawing the box was their mother, trying to free them without success.

The box was long and thin, with the puppies crammed in. They had no food or water, but fortunately being closed in together kept them warm from the cold.

The driver contacted Midwest Animal ResQ, and the puppies were taken to a medical center. If it wasn’t for this attentive person, these poor puppies might not have lasted much longer.

Fortunately, they are all doing much better now. Midwest Animal ResQ says:  “They have scabies, worms, and will need daily meds, and weekly injections, but otherwise are doing well!”

It is unknown who would do something like to the puppies and the mother. It completely breaks our hearts to think of what these dogs went through.

If you want to follow up with these little guys, go to Midwest Animal ResQ for more info.

We are very grateful to this rescuer for saving these little puppies and their mother. Thanks to them, this story had a happy ending.

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Rescuers Receive Call About Severely Neglected Dog, They Soon Realize It’s Not A Dog At All

“Usually we rescue dogs, but this time, I am pretty sure that we rescued a wolf-hybrid!!” says Eldad Hagar, one of the rescuers, on his flickr account. As they approached, they could see this animal was more wolf than dog. They named her Julia.

“Julia had an old rope tied to her which indicates to me that someone owned and neglected her to a criminal level… this poor girl was so swollen from infections, she was bleeding, pus was oozing from everywhere, and it’s hard to see because of this coat, but she is just skin and bones.”

“Lisa offered treats and worked slowly to gain Julia’s trust.”

“Even though Julia was so skinny and starved, she took food so gently.” This is when they grabbed the ‘lucky leash’ to rescue this poor girl. They needed to get Julia to a vet ASAP, her condition was so bad.

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“Julia was a little unsure about hopping into a car, so we had to encourage her and explain to her that things are about to get AMAZINGLY BETTER :-)” Hagar said on his flickr account.

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