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Boy Wins Stray Dog's Trust...and Saves Her Life

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, children )

- 996 days ago -
Animal control and rescue workers in Freeport, Illinois tried in vain for weeks to rescue a stray dog and bring her inside, out of the cold. Things were looking bleak for the dog...until a 9-year-old boy stepped in.

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Cher C. (1462)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 6:27 pm

Thnx for sending me this Kit!!!!


Nyack Clancy (540)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 6:53 pm
Sweet story- thanks for sharing it

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 7:01 pm

I just loved this story. Many rescue workers tried to help and one little boy saved the day.

Jason S. (50)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 7:01 pm
good posting, thanks

Natasha Salgado (672)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 7:14 pm
Most loyal,forever friend...shame they didn't adopt him. Sad for the boy,he never learned a valuable lesson about true trust...missed the boat on that one. But maybe, they just couldn't adopt,maybe their circumstances forbid them to have a dog???

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 8:09 pm
I am so glad that she was rescued. I hope she gets a loving forever home. The publicity of her difficulties is in her favor.

Nancy Black (303)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 8:14 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, shared. Too bad the boy couldn't adopt the dog, but he did save her life. Neat story.

Christeen Anderson (656)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 8:19 pm
Kudos to this young man for his care and compassion. Thank you.

Katie D. (90)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 10:03 pm
This was so good of this young man careing for the dog!
All the dog needed was care for him and patience.
Thank You

Leslene Dunn (79)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 10:32 pm
Bless this precious child and this beautiful dog - - may she find her forever loving home where she will live the live she so deserves.

Ruth M. (252)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 10:38 pm
Good story!

Paul Girardin (126)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 11:11 pm
This is a nice story!

Thanks for sharing and caring!

Giana Peranio-Paz (406)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 11:18 pm
I hope the dog gets a warm loving home, a real good ending would be for the boy to adopt this dog, but nothing is perfect in this life, I guess...

Anna Undebeck (256)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 2:25 am
wow- this was a very cute story, so glad it all went well:) Lets hope she gets a great loving home very soon.

Patricia H. (440)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 2:39 am

Maria S. (95)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:25 am
Noted. Thanks for sharing this lovely & caring story.

Birgitta S. (206)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:38 am
:-))))) & Luck wishes for both~

Many Feathers (137)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:42 am
good story

John Gregoire (286)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 5:20 am
Great story

Karen Avery (118)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 5:21 am
Shame the little boys family couldn't adopt her!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 7:29 am
I think animals trust children more than adults Nice story thank you


Ruth C. (264)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 7:53 am
Thank you D.J. Levin for helping to save this little angel.

michelle l. (41)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 12:33 pm
It is disappointing that these people didn't adopt this lovely dog.

. (0)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 1:13 pm
I thought the same thing Kye.

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 2:31 pm
Such a touching story. I do hope that D. J. will be able to visit 'Kelly" sometimes.Too bad that the family did not adopt D.J., but they must of had special reasons.
Noted with thanks Cher.

Julia R. (295)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:13 pm
Beautiful story that shows how strong the human-animal bond can be! Thank you D.J. for saving this wonderful dog!

Penny C. (94)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:26 pm
Bless them both!

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:52 pm
Good story. I hope the dog gets a forever home.

Marlene Dinkins (269)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:08 pm
wonderful story !!!! noted!!!! lucky doggie!!!

Natalie V. (27)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:37 pm

Christine Stewart (133)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 6:56 pm

. (0)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 11:57 am
Wonderful story..thanks Cher and Kit

Manuel Papaminas (1)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 9:57 am

Carol H. (229)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 4:47 pm
I love hearing these kinds of stories!!! thanks so much Cher

Yvonne F. (176)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 9:59 am
Kudos to him!!!! Thanks Cher for posting
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