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Sammi, Quadriplegic Dog, Learns To Walk And Run (VIDEO)


Offbeat  (tags: quadriplegic, dog, miracle, dog, pet, Sammi, two videos, walks, run, California Animal Rehabilitation, goodnews )

Barb
- 1020 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 8-year-old dog had a bone growing near his spinal column that began to press on his spinal cord, according to a press release from California Animal Rehabilitation. Doctors operated, but were unable to remove the excess bone, leaving Sammi quadripleg



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Barb Knight (1680)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 9:34 am
Sammi is an UNBELIEVABLE MIRACLE walking on 4 PAWS!! Must see these two videos!! Enjoy!!
 

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:39 am
awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!sammi reunion with his mother got tears on my eyes of happyness!!!!!!!!bellissimo canni.
 

Betsy Bee (1042)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:44 am
True, Barb, a walking, running, UNBELIEVABLE MIRACLE. Thanks for such an inspiring posting.
 

Patrizia S. (315)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:54 am
What incredible miracle!!!Thank you Barb !!!
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:00 am
thank you for this very inspirational post!!!
 

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 11:37 am
such determination!
 

Patricia E. G. (56)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 12:52 pm
It surely is a Miracle !
Sammi Walks !!

Thanks for the smiles :) Sunshine Lady
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 2:25 pm
Wow! Thanks for sharing Sammi's story with us Barb. What incredible work they did to get him from his original state to actually running around. His Mom sure was happy. :)
 

Lydia s. (163)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 4:59 pm
Amazing ! Thank you so much .
 

Suzanne L. (137)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 8:41 pm
I am overjoyed to see how Sammi progressed with all the physio and enthusiasm of those helping him. There are so many other animals who could benefit from such care and attention. There is a video close to Sammi's entitled "The Saddest Thing" showing a small dog pulling herself along a highway by her front legs. The sides of the road look strewn with garbage. I don't know if the person who videod her did anything more than film her. How I wish all these dear animals could find people to take them in and give them a good life.
 

Patricia Thompson (13)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 9:24 pm
The loving dedication and positive atttitude of those who helped Sammi to progress is so very heartwarming to see. Through dedication and belief incredible things can happen.
 

Vicky Locke (3)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:11 pm
So beautiful! Thank you, BarbCat, I needed that!
 

zora b. (94)
Thursday March 1, 2012, 10:29 pm
A miracle indeed.
 

Virginia Esquer (10)
Friday March 2, 2012, 1:03 am
what an inspirational story, and also the owner what she gives back to her fuzzy friend, animals recover faster than human, because they do strive more when a lot of tlc is involved, and never giving up on them.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:29 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:36 am
Thanks.
 

Elize Labuschagne (190)
Friday March 2, 2012, 5:13 am
Miracle !!!
 

Eonna Lee (41)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:13 am
DOGS - miracles with paws. (true to the word)
 

JL A. (276)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:53 am
what a neat story!
 

Kay M. (348)
Friday March 2, 2012, 10:11 am
very cool.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Friday March 2, 2012, 11:01 am
wow :D
 

Marliese B. (64)
Friday March 2, 2012, 1:03 pm
Thank you. Noted very glad! What a brave boy!!!! And what a miracle!!! And what a joy at the end!!!
I'm so happy for Sammi and his mommy!!!
 

carol k. (17)
Friday March 2, 2012, 1:34 pm
I was so happy to see how good he did. Our vets have done the same good work with so many dogs. It is wonderful how medical has improved for pets.
 

Christopher Fowler (84)
Friday March 2, 2012, 2:56 pm
This story is getting posted on Doggyspace.
 

Kari Knabe (14)
Friday March 2, 2012, 3:19 pm
Amazing!!!
 

Tom Sullivan (98)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:05 pm
So awesome, I do think animals are much stronger willed than humans
 

Angela Weber (27)
Friday March 2, 2012, 7:37 pm
Oh my goodness! How beautiful.
 

Deb L. (3)
Friday March 2, 2012, 8:00 pm
The will to survive, despite the odds, is undeniable. Sad people should take notes!
 

Elsa O. (1)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 2:45 am
remarkable
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 5:07 am
wow. God bless all good hearted people involved
 

Donna B. (36)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 6:13 am
What a wonderful story. True miracle indeed. Cried when I watched the videos! Thx BarbCat!!
 

Ruth S. (297)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 7:50 am
The video made me cry, it was so wonderful to see Sammi walk!
 

Sandi C. (238)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 9:31 am
IT MADE ME CRY. GOOD LUCK SAMMI!
 

Barb Knight (1680)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 9:52 am
Yes, I cried watching the videos too especially the one where Sammi is reunited with his Mom. It's totally AWESOME!!!
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 11:11 am
Amazing!
 

bharathi A. (2)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 6:33 pm
thank you for this very inspirational post!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 12, 2012, 12:02 am
Miracle Dog
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 1:21 am
Thanks.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Tuesday March 27, 2012, 1:41 pm
God bless all the animals in the world and those that love and care for them.
 
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