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See What Dutch the Service Dog Has Been Up to Since We Saved Him

See What Dutch the Service Dog Has Been Up to Since We Saved Him

This year, Care2 members helped save a dog named Dutch because someone started a petition on Care2.

Dutch was going to be euthanized because he bit a woman who was beating him with a pole. But then someone started a petition to save him, and more than 300,000 Care2 members signed it, and together they saved Dutch.

At the end of every year, we think back on the campaigns Care2 members have started and won. When we thought about Dutch, we were just itching to know what he’s been up to since we rescued him — so we sent a message to Dutch’s mom, Heather Aguilar, and she gave us the scoop. Warning: this update contains super cute photos of Dutch.

Dutch was thrilled to get out of court

Dutch the day after court with Jeremy, Heather and his trainer James

so he could play with his new friend Sam

Dutch with his buddy Sam

Dutch with his new buddy Sam

and go shopping for treats.

Shop 'til you drop, Dutch!

When he returned home, Dutch felt like a real celebrity when he got treated to a photo shoot

Work the camera, Dutch!

but Dutch didn’t let his newfound celebrity stop him from the important work of guarding the backyard from squirrels.

Constant vigilance, Dutch!

Now, Dutch is excited to become a big brother! Here he is snuggling with Mom, Dad and his little sis to be:

These happy moments only happened because people in the Care2 community fought to save Dutch. You can make a heartwarming victory like this come true, too. Just click here to start your own petition today.

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4:58AM PDT on Jun 17, 2015

congratulations to all of us !!! and Dutch, you look fantastic, handsome dog.....

11:53PM PDT on Jun 12, 2015

Henna was just sentenced to be put to death by our local judge after being cited for being Dog at Large. Please, please help her cause?

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/404/668/330/judge-sentences-geriatric-dog-to-death-after-being-charged-with-dog-at-large/?taf_id=13906362&cid=email_na#next_action

2:30PM PDT on May 30, 2015

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5:06PM PDT on May 3, 2015

My name is Trish and my heart is so sad because I have been a foster mom to a awesome amazing bunch of 4legged loyal loving baby's. It was a honor and wonderful time for me. Unfortunately I had to move to a apt that only allows 2 dogs so I had to give 4 of my foster baby's back to the rescue I fostered for. Luv me again rescue in Minnesota. I miss them so very much and I'll never forget them. So if you have the room to be a foster parent !!! Do it you won't retreat it..

5:06PM PDT on May 3, 2015

My name is Trish and my heart is so sad because I have been a foster mom to a awesome amazing bunch of 4legged loyal loving baby's. It was a honor and wonderful time for me. Unfortunately I had to move to a apt that only allows 2 dogs so I had to give 4 of my foster baby's back to the rescue I fostered for. Luv me again rescue in Minnesota. I miss them so very much and I'll never forget them. So if you have the room to be a foster parent !!! Do it you won't retreat it..

5:05PM PDT on May 3, 2015

My name is Trish and my heart is so sad because I have been a foster mom to a awesome amazing bunch of 4legged loyal loving baby's. It was a honor and wonderful time for me. Unfortunately I had to move to a apt that only allows 2 dogs so I had to give 4 of my foster baby's back to the rescue I fostered for. Luv me again rescue in Minnesota. I miss them so very much and I'll never forget them. So if you have the room to be a foster parent !!! Do it you won't retreat it..

6:51PM PDT on Apr 10, 2015

AWE !!!!!!

8:23PM PDT on Mar 22, 2015

Seriously? Still exulting over releasing an extremely dangerous dog back into society? A dog that was ordered PTS because it did THIS -

"He bit the woman in her thigh as she was trying to clean blood from the fight off of him. The bite sank to the bone, and she had to put her hands in his mouth to pry him off. When she retreated toward her bedroom, she tripped, and Dutch attacked again, biting her buttock, again penetrating to the bone, authorities said. When she tried to pry his jaws off her, Dutch bit her finger so hard it caused a compound fracture and severed an artery. Dutch kept slamming his body into her bedroom door after she made it inside the room, bit furniture, and later attacked the other dog yet again, according to the police. The woman's medical bill is about $24,000, Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said. "She is fortunate to have escaped that attack with her life," said Animal Services Supervisor Mike Duncan."

http://www.montrosepress.com/breaking_news/veteran-works-to-save-dutch-the-dog-police-detail-attack/article_8356b1ba-7236-11e2-a705-001a4bcf887a.html

3:45AM PDT on Mar 8, 2015

Thank you

12:15PM PST on Jan 13, 2015

When I found out we had saved Dutch I sat down and cried!!! But not to worry, they were tears of overwhelming JOY!!!

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