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Overbred And Abandoned Taiwanese German Shepherd Finds A Home In America [VIDEO]


Animals  (tags: animals, breeding, dogs, pets, protection, suffering, sadness, cruelty, rescued )

Dee
- 435 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dilila's story didn't have a sweet beginning, but she did get a classic fairy-tale ending. After years of being used as a breeding dog, Dilila was discarded in the streets of Taiwan, then rescued and transported to the United States.Here is Dilila's story



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Dee C. (214)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 9:09 am
Just like in America, the Taiwanese fall in love with dogs made famous by the movies. When "101 Dalmations" hit the wide screen, Dalmatians were all the craze. When "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" became a hit, so did the breed. For Dilila, a German Shepherd, a long string of military movies pushed them to the point where, according to Claudia Lin of Clala's Paw Rescue based in Taiwan, German Shepherds and Labradors became the most popular breed in the country. Large dogs like Dilila were often purchased as small pups that soon outgrew their small Taiwanese homes and apartments.

Dilila was used as a breeding dog, a tattoo on her ear denoting her lineage. When her "usefulness" was over, she was discarded in the streets. Fortunately, Dilila was not alone. She found a constant companion and friend in James, a Labrador. He was also most likely discarded based on his size. Together the two friends navigated the streets of Taiwan, avoiding authorities and scrounging for food.

Please go to site to read more and see video..
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 9:40 am

I'm a sucker for stories with happy endings.
 

Karena N. (14)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 10:17 am
This is so sad. So happy she found a family :D
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 11:22 am
My eyes are watering---so happy 4 both these 2 beautiful dogs. Love the pic of Dilia too---she looks so happy and healthy! It bothers to no end that these poor dogs are discarded like this---animals are not a fad! thanks Dee
 

Nancy M. (201)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 3:21 pm
Great story. Glad both dogs found homes.
 

Dee C. (214)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 4:37 pm
"I'm a sucker for stories with happy endings."

Me too Kit..
 

Dave C. (214)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 6:52 pm
what a beautiful pup! may he live long, happily and healthy....
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday July 7, 2013, 8:32 pm
she's beautiful! i'm glad James found a forever home, too. thanks for posting.
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Monday July 8, 2013, 12:33 am
May the lives of these beautiful dogs be filled with love and compassion and everything their heart desires. May the angels that took them be forever blessed.
 

Danuta Watola (1198)
Monday July 8, 2013, 3:33 am
Noted
 

Debbie W. (115)
Monday July 8, 2013, 10:19 am
Am glad for a happy ending for James and Dillia.
 

iveta cer (68)
Monday July 8, 2013, 5:04 pm
I am glad Dilila found forever home , stupid people who didn't want her anymore and just thrown her on streets . She is beautiful dog i wish to take her home with me :)
 

Oleg Kobetz (104)
Monday October 14, 2013, 2:01 am
Noted.
 
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