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Abandoned Dog Turns From Fear to Love After Being Rescued - YouTube

Animals  (tags: GoodNews, German Shepard, Duke/Dude, rescued, fear, love, West Side German Shepard Rescue, Hope For Paws, video )

- 1767 days ago -
This got me..... a little choked up! (excuse me...) /tear

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Barb K (1688)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 10:28 am
I believe his name is Duke but in the video they also scripted 'Dude.' I also believe this video was made some time ago but the main point is, Duke/Dude was rescued! Enjoy!

Christeen A (368)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 10:34 am
Thanks for sharing.

Cher C (1429)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 10:45 am

Thnx for posting hun!


Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:14 am
Lovely story thank you for posting

Ljiljana M (115)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:34 am
Noted in tears & Thanks for posting Barb.

Ilona V (0)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:19 pm
Thanks. Wonderful rescued.

Angeles M (298)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 5:45 pm
Thanks for rescueing Duke!

Animae C (516)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:04 pm
Thanx sweetie & BIG congrats for making 1,000 C2NN Front page stories!!!

Christine Stewart (134)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:09 pm
Awesome- I am shedding tears, too!

Erin R (181)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 6:50 pm
Thank you, Barb!

Mary Storbridge (15)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 7:36 pm
Beautiful Story

Autumn S (151)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 7:51 pm
thanks, Barb !

Florence Eaise (132)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 8:40 pm
What a great story! Im so glad they rescued the dogs! Thanks so much for posting Barb and congrats on posting 1000 C2NN front page news stories! That's no small feat, great job Barb, care2 should hire you

Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:16 pm
I second that Florence! Great post Barb, my dear, and congrats for being the beautiful person that you are and for caring so much. You make the world a better place for me every day. Love you lady!

Jim P (3257)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:44 pm
Wonderful story. Thanks for sharing.

Ty, Barb.

Ann L (15)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:57 pm
Thanks Barb, will share

MmAway M (505)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:22 pm
Dang it Sweet Barb...Thank you!!!! I still have wet eyes and shivers with the music and video. Also, I want to congratulate you Barb, on your 1,000 Front page news, (Hope I got it correct) You deserve all of the KUDOS you get!! You are a dear and valued treasured gift to anyone and all those people that know you or are blessed to have you touch their lives (Umm I was lucky to see your heart last year)! Thank you!! xoxo WOW...Loved this! xx

Paul Girardin (126)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:24 pm
Thank you!

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:42 pm
Thank You, Barb, for all your hard work. Love the story.

Julie E (405)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:49 pm
I could see how Duke would be frightened at first when the gate closed on him. But the rescuers, the music! It is always great to see stories like this. There are so many great people in this world helping others. Another fine example here.
Thank you Barb and congratulations on 1,000!

Angelika R (143)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:26 am
So glad for Duke, thx for sharing and I'm also sending my congrats to you Barb!

Monica T (278)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:40 am
A very beautiful video!!!! I loved watching how Duke's fear turns into trust when the man rubs his head through the bar of the cage... It really touched me... Thanks for posting this story, Barb..
And congratulations for your 1000th story on C2NN front page!!!

Tanya W (65)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:45 am
Noted and in tears, thank god there are good people out there willing to help those who should never have been abandoned!!! Thank you Barb!!!

Elsa Boet (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:58 am
genoteerd in tranen

Carol H (229)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:31 am
beautiful!! thank you Barb. I love stories like this, congrats on the 1,000 stories on the front page!!!

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:39 am
Great Thank you!

Gloria p (304)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:49 am
There is every breed of dog, cat, or horse available for adoption. We don't need to breed animals. Duke is a beautiful boy.

Caroline S (78)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:00 am
Thanks! This man is Eldad Hagar and with his organization "Hope For Paws" (and with other rescue organiizations) he saves a lot of abandoned and abused dogs (and cats, too!) He does a great great work :*-))

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:02 am
Omg.... I'm crying but happy. This is so touching. I don't have anything to say.

Thank You so much Barb!

Thanks caroline s. for the more info...

Ruth L (242)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:37 am
Barb - thanks for sharing!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:46 am
noted, thank you

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:51 am
This was heartbreaking - to think that we humans can do these atrocious things to animals without even a conscience! Eldad is the most amazing wonderful person and his compassion and love for animals is beyond words. If only the world was filled with more of his kind. So happy that this beautiful dog was rescued - I hope the home he went to is forever filled with love, kindness and happiness.

Deborah W (6)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:55 am
Did you see it, the exact moment when the teeth disappeared and love set in? Didn't take long at all, just a little kindness and commitment. Works ... we have a lot to learn from this and pass along to others.

penny C (83)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:14 am
Thanks Barb.

Joy W (103)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:46 am
Thanks Barb for sharing. I just cannot imagine people abandoning such a lovable dog, happy to hear he is safe now. May he have all the love and care that he deserves.

Pat B (356)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:55 am
What a great rescue.!! So glad that this furbaby was rescued....I do get teary eyed when they are helped along by caring people. CONGRATULATIONS on 1001 Front Page Subs, Barb.!!! WOO HOO.!! ;-)

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 6:57 am
Love changes everything

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:11 am
heartwarming story,thank you for sharing 18/7

Aud nordby (740)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:48 am

Sara P (57)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:13 am
Really thanks for sharing Barb. Here in Italy too we fight against the abandonment of animals especially during the summer, I don't know and don't understand how is possible to let a creature die of starvation ...... We have just to thank this fantastic people who devote their lives to save and help these poor animals!!!

Lisa N (206)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:24 am
Thanks Barb! :)

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:20 am
noted very happy.!!! I just had rescued a beautiful germanshepard !!!! at cross to my sister house. the owner died, by suicide !!!! but his wife and thr rest of the family , just put him out completely!!! for few days she was at the from door, she cried a lot!!! she won`t move for that door, so much happened, but she is with us !!! humble, sweet!!! I named her kenda!!!! thx Barb, this was a great Post!!!!! Duke is a lucky dog!!!!!!! ciao ciao

Gudrun D (447)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:04 am
Thanks Barb for the tears of joy and congratulations!

Mandi T (379)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:44 am
Awwwwwww, brought tears of joy to my eyes. Thanks for the post Barb x

Ellen m (215)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:30 pm
Not available for mobile...dang.
But knowing Eldad and Hope for Paws it's got to be good.
Eldad is amazing..while he rescues everyday, about a week ago he stepped up at the last minute snd pulled a dog we were desperately networking, one whose kennel fear was getting so bad he was changed to rescue only.
I believe he is now in a furever home in Canada.No one ekse eould take a chance but Eldad did ;-)

By the way, they have a new page just for pics, good news and videos.. the link is ionthe HFP fb page...thanks again Barb♥

Carol Dreeszen (346)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:20 pm
Thanks so much Barb!!!

Joe R (190)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 3:47 pm
Amazing! Thanks Barb!

Latonya W (82)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:02 pm

christine s (340)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:47 pm
Unable to see video ( computer playing up ) but so happy this doggie has been rescued.

Alice C (1797)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 5:55 pm
Very sweet ~ Thank you Barb : )

Ruth C (87)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:38 pm
I can't hold back the tears.

Laurie H (817)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:11 pm
So Many Tears of JOY!!! Loved this more than I can say, Thank you so, so, much Barb & Sara for sending to me!!! Wouldn't have missed this for anything!!~

Friday July 19, 2013, 12:24 am
♥ Love the story.
noted with thanks
Congratulations on the first 1001

P A (117)
Friday July 19, 2013, 3:19 am
Lots of stars to so many people and so many tears too! Thanks Barb - so glad the GSD is alright - I do hope that those who can give a little to the rescue (have just given to Little Bear's dad, Cliff, who is struggling to pay $9,000 vet bills - and his poor kitten died! See Katka Oelmann's posts....).

. (0)
Friday July 19, 2013, 5:49 am
Great sharing what a beautiful rescue - thank you Barb

Past Member (0)
Friday July 19, 2013, 7:47 am
So heartwarming :) Thank you

Lisa Z (168)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:07 am
This is a sweet wonderful story! Shared on FB.

Helen Porter (39)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:11 pm
Animals appreciate the least kindness.

I love to walk.

Some years ago I was walking to work and would pass fences with dogs within. They would bark and that was ok with me, Then, one day I got an idea. I walked toward the fence and the dog began to bark, I responded telepathically flowing love to the dog who immediately stopped barking and came happily running to the fence, We exchanged vibes. I walked on to the next dog who responded in the same way.

Walking to work became much joy as I met my friends along the way,

Katka Oelmann (279)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 3:29 am
This is a wonderful heartwarming story. Thank you Barb

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 3:49 pm
beautiful video and what great music, congrats too on the 100 front pagers!

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 8:59 pm
Beautiful Video! Thanks for posting Barb!

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 10:33 pm
Oops, I meant to type 1000 front pagers Barb! (HUGS)

Nancy C (806)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 4:47 pm
now that's what it's about!!! Duke, have a successful training time and enjoy your forever home. Oh yes, Congrats on your 1000th Barb!

Debbie Crowe (87)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:01 am
OMG - this song has me crying because it fits Duke so well. He so wants to feel what love is. I hope he knows it by now!! He seems to be a very sweet boy!

Congrats Barb for 1007 front page stories! You rock girl.

Tanya G (14)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:27 am
thank you for this video, Barb. thank God Duke's on his way to his forever home.

Estelle S (5)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 4:35 pm
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