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Death Row Dog Chosen to Play Sandy in the Broadway Production of 'Annie'


Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, mixed breed dog, rescued, Berloni, Broadway hit, Annie, slide-show )

BarbCat
- 767 days ago - examiner.com
A mixed breed dog, who was just 24 hours away from being destroyed at a Houston, Texas animal shelter, has been selected to portray the dog known as "Sandy'' in the Broadway production of the hit musical, "Annie."



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Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday July 20, 2012, 10:17 am
I am so pleased to read this. Thank you producers....
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1643)
Friday July 20, 2012, 10:18 am
Thnx June M. for sending me this wonderful story! Enjoy everyone and comment if you wish!
 

Gabriela J. (40)
Friday July 20, 2012, 10:49 am
This is so uplifting, thank you for sharing! :)
(Though I wish all the other dogs were so lucky too.)
 

Lydia w. (172)
Friday July 20, 2012, 9:58 pm
Very nice story !
Thanks so much.
 

John Gregoire (255)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 5:42 am
Terrific -thank you
 

Irma Paulme (98)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 6:52 am
Kudos to William Berloni for giving the part to the dog and to Pedigree for its efforts to help shelter dogs! Thanks for this story, wonderful!
 

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Saturday July 21, 2012, 7:53 am
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Nancy M. (201)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 8:19 am
Wonderful news. Thanks Barbcat.
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 8:20 am
HAPPY TEARS!!
THANKS BARB : )
 

Sandi C. (242)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 8:35 am
Thanks Barb, Wonderful news!
 

June M. (103)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 9:13 am
thank you barb :)
 

Kay M. (351)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 9:23 am
good.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 10:08 am
Noted, thanks.
 

MmAWAYNOW M. (449)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 11:28 am
Thank you so much Dear Barb for this! At last more places are going to Shelters to find animals for their productions and SOOOO HAPPY...I do hope after the show is over that this Special Dog has a Forever Home.

Love good news~ You always deliver hun! xxx Hugs!
 

MmAWAYNOW M. (449)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 11:29 am
Wowie...Finally was able to send you a star on this Sweet Barb!
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 1:09 pm
What a lucky dog!
 

monka blanke (74)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 1:45 pm
What a lucky dog ! One saved is better than none.
 

Julia R. (290)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 3:03 pm
What a wonderful choice for Annie! And good for Berloni for choosing a dog from a shelter who would have been euthanized! He sees how wonderful these dogs are and the tragedy that so many of them are put down. Kudos to Pedigree as well for their wonderful effort in teaming up with ďAnnieĒ to help raise $1 million to help dogs find loving homes in shelters all across America. Iím going to buy a ticket to see Annie, myself... what a cute dog!! Thanks for this heartwarming story Barb!

 

Dianne D. (457)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 3:08 pm
Great news but what happens to the dog when the show is over? Will it be thrown away again? We have to stop this mentality of letting our cats and dogs produce and then throwing the kittens and puppies away. What sick, sick people we have in this world.
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 3:44 pm
I am conecrned about what will happen to this poor dog when his use by date has been reached and the show is over.My guess is that they most likely will discard him again as frequently occurs re post movie and television productions
 

marie Taylor clarke (166)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 4:22 pm
Thanks Barb this has made me happy I am sure he will end up in a very good home everyone loves a celeb these days
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 5:11 pm
Great ! I hope the dog will be adopted after the show !
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 5:12 pm
Nice to see Hollywood doing something useful for once.
 

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 12:36 am
How lovely !!!!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 5:26 am
I'm very happy for her but sad for the millions of animals that die every year because of irresponsible people!!
 

Carol Dreeszen (364)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 12:33 pm
This is so awesome!!! What a beautiful little dog!!! Thanks Barb!!
 

Alicia N. (87)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 6:10 pm
AWESOME!!!!!!!!
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Monday July 23, 2012, 1:18 pm
Sunny's a beauty! Thanks Barb.
 

Rin S. (10)
Monday July 23, 2012, 11:36 pm
This is an amazing story, thank you for the article.
 
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