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Puppy’s Dramatic, International Recovery Begins in Cardboard Box

Puppy’s Dramatic, International Recovery Begins in Cardboard Box


This week, Iíve been telling the story of an amazing young charity called Colonels Angels Bulgarian Street Dogs, which is a starring member of my†Harmony Fund†international animal rescue network. Today Iíd like to share one final account from the organizationís co-founder Candy Sasse, who went shopping for a used refrigerator but came home with something far more valuable…

By Candy Sasse of Colonel Angels Bulgarian Street Dogs

One Saturday I went into town to look for a second-hand fridge to keep the dog food in. Did I return with a fridge? No, but I did bring a very bruised and malnourished puppy home.

Someone threw this puppy over a wall where he landed on a pile of logs. He could not move and screamed for two days. A brute of a man was about to throw him into the large dustbin, but a woman whose shop was nearby stopped him as the puppy was still breathing. She then put him in a cardboard box and had him outside her shop where she fed him salami and milk! Unfortunately, she did not realize that he should not be left in the hot sun, so to add to his injuries, he became dehydrated .

So instead of a fridge we now had another pup! He made a remarkable recovery and, although wobbly at first, began eating, drinking and walking.

You Can March a Mile in Our Boots!

Our funds do not come from within Bulgaria and we are entirely dependent on people around the world who care as much as we do and would gladly march a mile in our boots. †Please visit the Harmony Fund website to see some unforgettably beautiful photos of our rescued puppies and dogs. †And if youíd like to make a donation to help support the multitude of dogs who are receiving special care from the rescue squad at Colonel Angel’s Bulgarian Street Dogs, we would be more grateful than words can say.

Read the rest of the doorbell dogs series:

Dogs as Doorbells: A Rescue Challenge

Doorbell Dog Can’t Believe Her Eyes


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7:25AM PDT on Jul 18, 2014

I love happy endings!We need more people like you. Thanks!

6:32PM PDT on Jul 16, 2014

Thank the Lord above for all of those folks in this world who go above and beyond to save the life of those who have no voice!! What an inspiring story...thanks for sharing!!

10:45AM PDT on Jul 16, 2014


8:22PM PDT on Jul 15, 2014

Thaks for the story and thanks for the kind heart. We need people like you in the world!

3:01PM PDT on Jul 12, 2014

So touching...

4:21PM PDT on Jul 11, 2014

I am glad you rescued this sweet pup & others like this pup thanks .

11:20AM PDT on Jul 10, 2014


11:50AM PDT on Jul 7, 2014

Good grief, how hard is life in Bulgaria that people would act that way? So glad that the pup did receive some help. Now, if each Care2 member just donated $1 to the Harmony Fund, imagine how much good we could do?

2:36PM PDT on Jul 5, 2014

thank you for this story

1:11PM PDT on Jul 5, 2014

i like happy endings

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