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Adorable Dog Lives Under Shed for One Year After Owner Dies (Video)

“Poor Woody was forced to live under the shed after his owner passed away and the family left him behind after selling their house. He was left surviving on food and water left out by neighbours. Fortunately, Woody was found by American animal rescue team, Hope for Paws, who used a hoop on the end of a stick to gently pull the terrified pup from his hiding spot. The team took him to their shelter where they gave him a much needed wash and haircut. Although staff have agreed to temporarily foster Woody, they are now looking for someone to take him on full time to ensure he has a new loving home.”

Report by Claire Lomas.

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6:17PM PDT on Sep 20, 2014

I hope the dog finds the loving home he deserves we all should help our local shelters.

9:06PM PDT on Aug 9, 2014

I have the same questions that many others have had. 1. Why would someone just leave an animal behind? How can their conscience be clear after doing something that evil. If they can't take the animal there are shelters. 2. What the heck were the new owners thinking just leaving the little guy to live under the shed? They are as guilty as the original owners. 3. Why did it take a year for the neighbors to seek out help for Woody? They do get points for feeding/helping but they acted way too slow for his well being.

4:54AM PDT on Jul 29, 2014

thanks for sharing.

6:06AM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

I can never get my head round the fact that people think it's OK to just turn round & walk away from an animal that needs them. How do they justify it to themselves? I sincerely hope they never get a pet of their own...

2:26AM PDT on Jul 26, 2014

Dogs are much more loyal than humans. We do not deserve them.

9:55PM PDT on Jul 24, 2014

what is wrong with the former owner's family...why not take poor Woody instead of abandoning him..and why didnt the new owner rescue him???

1:37AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014

very sad :-(

7:42PM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

I watched this rescue and donated immediately. I am thinking about becoming a monthly donor. Hope For Paws goes into L.A. neighborhoods where some cops are even afraid to go in order to rescue animals. No animal ever leaves an owner unless it is escaping abuse. Shame on the bastards who left him behind. I'm ashamed to call them fellow human beings.

2:10PM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

Poor boy, he's really cute. I hope he finds a loving home!

8:06PM PDT on Jul 20, 2014

Thanks for sharing this, how cold hearted can someone be!

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