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The Terrible Irony of Target the Hero

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, shelters )

- 3087 days ago -
Target survived the mean streets of Afghanistan. She survived a suicide bomber. The one thing she couldn't survive was an animal shelter here in the United States.


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Carol H (229)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 1:45 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cher

Peggy A (109)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 4:49 pm
So very sad.This wonderful dog should have lived the rest of her life in luxury

MmAway M (519)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 5:48 pm
This special creature survived all and took care of the USA troops even through she was pregnant, then gets back to the United States of America and gets put down, I have no words and have been dreaming about this horrific thing.

RIP Dearest Target, though you had a rough life on this Earth, RUN FREE in those green pastures, maybe you will see my girls and play with them until I get there!!!


James W (257)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 7:13 pm

Pan Jin Yi (24)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 7:35 pm
very sad and heartbreaking. Feel very sorry to Target and her family.

Crystal T (20)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 11:31 pm
I so hate that we can't seem to do anything to stop this from continuing to happen. Yes, I'm fighting too, but it just seems endless. Poor Target, your loyalty wasn't rewarded with care.

Crystal T (20)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 11:35 pm
I agree that until we stop the killing, we won't get serious about other means and this will keep happening to poor animals who don't deserve to have their service rewarded like this.

Care two is lost (252)
Wednesday December 8, 2010, 11:49 pm
This makes me sick

. (0)
Thursday December 9, 2010, 12:24 am
absolutely disgusting.. these animals shelters are hypocrites .. they profess one thing and mean another.. all these sort of seelters should be closed beclosed down.. this is a shame and I am truly saddened for this dog..

Susan A (14)
Thursday December 9, 2010, 1:33 am
Poor Target and poor Sgt Young. So easy to point fingers and cry, yet the man had gone through being in Afghanistan, brought his new friend, Target, home and thought he had done all the right things. Yet Target escaped and was killed in error. A very sad ending for both of them. RIP Target.

Krasimira B (175)
Thursday December 9, 2010, 1:03 pm
Noted with anger. Thank you Cher.
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