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PLEASE HELP/CROSSPOST: Adorable Puppy Frank in Greenville SC Draws Last Breath Tomorrow

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- 2243 days ago -
The shelter employees are saying Frank won't struggle or complain as he's being led down the hallway tomorrow for his last walk anywhere. "He isn't the type." PLEASE SHARE EVERYWHERE TO SAVE SWEET FRANK!

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Cher C (1430)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:07 pm

Thnx Alison!


Roseann d (178)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:08 pm
This article is from February 5th. Is there an update?

Barb K (1687)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:13 pm
I just sent up an URGENT PRAYER to SAVE FRANK!! Thank you Alison, I will fwd Frank's story and continue praying!!!!!

Alison A (244)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:23 pm
I am so sorry, I read this story and was nearly in tears as to how sweet he is and didn't look at the date, I just wanted to get it posted ASAP.

The is some messages at the bottom of the article, the last one is from Sandra Van Guilder who wanted to adopt him, but she doesn't say whether she actually did, I have posted a message and hopefully she will let us know that he is happy and safe.

so sorry again!

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:49 pm
Noted with hope!

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:52 pm

Kay M (347)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 5:56 pm

AWAY AWHILE Cal Mendelsohn (1067)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 6:00 pm
noted and forwarded

Barbara W (342)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 6:06 pm
Another sweet lady pit who is in need ...Posting sweet Frank at my link Barb.. Killing Day: Begging Not to Die, Dog Crawls Into Worker's Arm

Barbara W (342)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 6:08 pm
Sorry Alison. Post up at my post and sharing..

Lynn Squance (235)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 6:55 pm
noted and forwarded

naomi cohen (55)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 7:04 pm
you must not kill frank! please, we must all forward this horror to all we know! poor, sweet frank. he MUST live.

Carol H (229)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 7:08 pm
noted, thank you Alison and Cal for the forward

MmAway M (505)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 7:13 pm
OMGoodness -- Prayers for Frank! Way to many creatures never have a chance. I Pray that Frank finds a Forever Home...hope this is on Facebook and twitter! (I'm Not sorry or would share with all), Alison please do keep us let us know what is going on! My heart hurts!

Kim O (396)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 7:27 pm
Noted! Fingers XXXXXX he's been adopted!! Thanks Alison!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 7:36 pm
noted & forwarded.

Thank you Alison and Cal.

Blessings for Frank.

Laura H (964)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 8:38 pm
Alison-no worries!!!!

Please post ANY updates!!

Lydia S (155)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 8:44 pm
Forwarded .

Charles B (19)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 9:23 pm

Celine V (27)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 9:44 pm
Frank is in my prayers....

Susanne R (234)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 10:10 pm
What a heartbreaking story! I hope someone has adopted him. Why couldn't they have given him more time to find a good home? He's just a pup, for God's sake!

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 12:07 am
did anyone already email: Lauren @ to get the story after so many days. this pup is also one of many, its the way it works in some states. We need to stand up against these political ideas and those who make killing lists and don't want to get educated, the heartless ignorent.
got this message on 1ste march in Holland, so I guess someone would have adopted the puppy, if there had been given time, but since its about tomorrow which was yesterday's yesterday I fear the worst.
Lets update this to fight for the futere of more of these victims. Those who take care of these dogs don't have time nor the job to stand up in time. They're also victims of this situation. If he didn't survive lets not forget and make an issue of it.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:13 am
I also wonder if there's an update? Is Frank still alive, and if so, how is he?

Virginia Esquer (10)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:22 am
i send an email to the rescue place hopefully , they will have the heart not to have him kill.

kathy P (483)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:46 am
My prayers to Frank. My hope that Frank finds someone to love that wonderful face. God Bless you Frank!
Please advise with any updates.

Danuta W (1248)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:38 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:49 am
you can tell a lot about a person or society by the way it treats the beings it doesn't think it has to treat well
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

tammy B (52)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 3:11 am
shameful behavior on the part of the the institution

Jose Ramon Fisher Rodriguez (13)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 4:55 am
Only no-kill shelters should be allowed.

Lisa Neste (206)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 5:32 am
Noted, thank you Alison & please let us know what you find out concerning Frank. I hope & pray it is good news!

Elize Labuschagne (181)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:01 am
29 Feb - looks like he has been adopted

Alison A (244)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:05 am
I am still awaiting a response from Sandra to see if she adopted dear Frank, I will post it as soon as I get a reply.

Jelca is right, there are many thousands of pets who stand on death row everyday, Pet Pardons on FB list some and they ask you to share their plights on your Wall so it can be spread far and wide, in the hopes it will reach someone who can adopt these desperate animals.

Please join Pet Pardons and hopefully you may save a life!

List of dogs -

Alison A (244)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:21 am
Hi Elize, where have you read that he has been adopted? I have not yet been able to find an update.

Jill V (416)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:33 am
I hope he got adopted Alison...lets hope so.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:49 am
Why is this sweet puppy going through so much sorrow, its not fair!

Please if there is someone out there that can save this poor baby PLEASE DO IT NOW!!!

Colleen W (21)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:02 am
Please can someone let us know what has happened to Frank????????

Beatrice B (112)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:34 am
Pit bulls have been given a bad press, unfortunately.

Gabriela C (105)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:37 am
On February 6th, Sandra Van Guilder (San Diego State University) post it on the facebook page: "Got in touch with Lauren who handles the pet rescue at the shelter. We will pick him up Friday. He has to be neutered and he has mange. We'll get him to the vet once we get him. So happy it all worke out. "
On February 15th, she wrote: "UPdate on Frank. He was very sick - and until yesterday I wasn't sure he would make it. But his meds are working - he is eating - even eating his treats. He is a love - now he is better found out he really doesn't like my cats - or maybe they didn't like him first. We are working it out."

Gabriela C (105)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:44 am
Happy update:

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:21 am
Noted, I hope it works

Sandi C (99)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:24 am
god bless you sandra!

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:35 am
Do not kill him. Try to find a foster home or animal sanctuary for him.

Ingrid A (524)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:39 am
Frank is in my prayers as well. Going to share. Thanks Ruth.

Alison A (244)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:45 am
Thanks Gabriela, I didn't see that update in the middle of the comments, they are not in date order.

***Frank is Safe***

Thank you everyone for your support, I appear to have made a bit of a mess of this, but I hope you will all forgive me.

At least we have a happy ending!

Danica Mirkovic (108)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:52 am
Noted. I'm glad to know Frank is safe.

Waltraud U (83)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 8:56 am
God bless Frank and you , Alison.

Catherine Turley (192)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 9:46 am
so glad. it's hit or miss whether people respond to these pitbull profiles or not. they need every bit of help they can get.

Lisa Neste (206)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 10:01 am
Glad to read that Frank is safe, thanks! :)

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 10:24 am
Noted. Hope he can be saved.

. (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 10:51 am
thanks so much Alison. was getting ready to fwd to everyone. Am so glad to hear that Frank is safe. What the hell is going on with these shelters? Why do they kill so indiscriminately? Is it just easier because the animal can't complain. NO KILL SHELTERS IN EVERY STATE. There are more "Franks" out there.

Judy A (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 11:32 am
Please God help Frank.

Kristina C (73)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 11:42 am
Can we get an update - this story is a few weeks old.

Marian G (58)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 12:26 pm
I'm so glad to read that Frank is safe :) thanks

Amber J (12)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 12:46 pm
Delighted this story had a happy ending! :)

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 12:53 pm
can please somebody update this about franki, the pit??????????????????? i had prayed for him before!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 12:58 pm
Glad that Frank is now safe

Patrizia S (315)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:03 pm

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:12 pm
Happy that Frank is safe. thank you

Jane Parker (70)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:17 pm

Kathy Javens (104)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:33 pm
Noted & posted to FB. I hope Frank is alright. I will send love & prayers to him.

MmAway M (505)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:21 pm
Thank you Alison for the UPDATE, Prayers answered and you are saying Frank is safe...Did he get a forever home? Not tracking so please do let me know when you have time. Mm

Blu B. (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:24 pm
so glad that frank is safe & sound!!!

Mary T (178)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:28 pm
Thanks Alison for the update on Frank I am so glad he was saved.

Wednesday February 29, 2012, 2:50 pm
Noted very sad hope we can save him. Thanks Alison

Marc G (113)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 3:28 pm

Janet B (36)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 4:18 pm
Pray for Frank

Dawn M (142)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 4:28 pm
Noted! Glad Frank is safe! Thanks!

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 5:55 pm
Pleased to hear Frank is safe. Thanks Alison.

Madeleine watt (243)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:14 pm
so glad. We must make all shelters no-kill. Thank you all Good People.

Nancy C (806)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:20 pm
good news...thanx Alison! no mess, no worry! love good news now and then...

Alison A (244)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:35 pm
You are right Nancy, it is lovely to hear good news on here.

Thank you to everyone who has posted, you are all great, Frank has no idea that he has touched so many hearts.

Thank you Marc for posting that update, we can be sure that Frank is safe and well, along with a puppy pit who was also about to be killed; Sandra saved two lives that day, she is a very special person and I wish them all a very happy life together.

Esther Z (94)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 6:49 pm
Noted. I'm happy to see sweet Frank got his forever home. Thanks for the updates, Alison.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:44 pm
This why I hate Pit Bull breeders

Agnes N (703)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 7:54 pm
Thanks Ruth, Alison

W. C (7)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 9:52 pm
Thank you for the update.

P A (117)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 9:54 pm
Thank goodness this has a happy ending!

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 9:57 pm
Having read the update about his adoption, I am very happy for this little guy!

Julia R (296)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 9:59 pm
So glad to hear that Frank was adopted! What a beautiful boy he is!
Bless this family and Frank forever!

desanka s (416)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 10:46 pm
Happy end really warms my heart! We just need to be shown a little kindness, like Sandra did and saved sweet Frank.
Thank you Alison and Miss N. for the forward.

Nancy R. (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:43 am
thank you for the update!

Colleen W (21)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:14 am
Thanks to all for the update on Frank! I hope that the problem with the cats doesn't mean he goes back to the shelter..... please please not....

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:13 am
How enormously sad!

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:16 am
After having read the posts, it seems as if he is adopptted! How fantastic if that is true!!!!!!! Big hug to Frank and may he live happily ever after!

paul m (93)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 7:14 am
Thank you and informed...

alley Waihape (0)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:18 am
poor puppy!

Robyn M (123)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:51 am
Noted for dear Frank the pit.

Andrea A (11)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:32 pm
Hope it ends well!

M B (62)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:04 pm
Noted, how sad this is !

Sandi C (99)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 3:55 pm
frank has a new forever home!

Gary C (5)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 6:31 pm
So glad Frank is safe , Thankyou....

Susan S (187)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 8:13 pm
Thanks for the good news and thanks to everyone who cares. We all need to hold onto hope that there will be no more death row for innocent pets. Every one who escapes is another victory.

SANDRA R (144)
Friday March 2, 2012, 6:15 am
Noted and forwarded. Thank you Alison.

Süheyla C (234)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:41 pm
Thank you Allison. Im sorry. noted

Alet Coetzee (59)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 7:11 am
Noted, thank you

brigitte l (13)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 3:46 pm
Thanks Alison- another life has been saved because of you:)

Jelca Bruigom (74)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 8:03 am
Thank you, Sandra who took him in and people like Gabriella and Allison that kept us updated. I am not on Facebook ,so might miss a few. I'm so happy for everyone involved. Still watch out there will be more of these sad cases that need a fast action.
Thanks everybody for caring.

Stelizan L (258)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:29 am
Thank God our prayers were answered - just like our pitties, Frank won't complain when being led anywhere as he still has too much faith in humans, whether it's earned or not!!! Our dogs were not 'cat friendly' but now, 3 months 'down the line' they lie next to our granddaughter's cat on the bed, i.e. time will heal anything!!!!!
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