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Man Donates Amputated Leg to Search and Rescue Dog Group for Training


Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 365 days ago - fortheloveofthedogblog.com
One Search and Rescue group is getting a very special gift to help train their dogs, a donated limb. To honor Samantha Koenig, a teenager who went missing in 2012, 65-year-old Donald Jacobs decided to donate his leg that had to be amputated to Alaska



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Sue Matheson (70)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 7:08 pm
thanks
 

Laura T. (109)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 7:37 pm
amazing!
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 11:08 pm
Not a story for the squeamish, but it is a very generous gesture that will likely save lives with the additional dog training.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 2:51 am
Very good person, it is a special gift.
 

Angelika R. (146)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 9:37 am
Great decision, amazing!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 9:42 am
If I had to suffer the same circumstances, I would do the same thing. What's gone is gone.
 

Barbara D. (95)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 11:47 am
Very thoughtful! Why NOT use it for a good purpose?
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 1:34 pm
Good decision.
 

Connie O. (42)
Sunday September 1, 2013, 2:45 pm
Interesting...never thought about donating body parts while still alive....TY
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Monday September 2, 2013, 4:22 pm
noted wonderful act!!!!!! very impressive!!!!very thoughtful!!!!!!!!
 
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