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Kind Woman Falls in Love With Dog’s Photo, Flies to Korea to Save Him From Meat Farm.

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Willow, a small senior poodle named was dropped off  at a dog meat farm in South Korea, just a two years ago. The poor dog had his fur matted and covered with dirt, but the heartbreaking reason why his owners had left him there was because Willow, who was 11 at the time, was getting “too old.” Fortunately, a rescue group called Save Korean Dogs took Willow in and worked on finding him a new forever home with a longtime animal advocate and senior dog lover from Nevada by the name Heather Heath.

Speaking to The Dodo, Heath explained, “My friend Nami [of Save Korean Dogs] was in the process of shutting down this particular farm with 300 dogs. She called me and said, ‘I have this little, old dog. He’s probably going to have a tough time being adopted. Can I please send him to you?’ I’m such a sucker for senior dogs, and Willow was no different.”

Although Heath had been helping Save Korean Dogs for years, Willow’s particular story tugged at her heartstrings. As soon as Nami sent his photo, Heath knew he was the pet for her, even if it meant flying all the way to South Korea from her home in Las Vegas to bring him to safety. Heath recalled, “He was put into a cage and watched dogs get slaughtered in front of him. He was in line to be killed and his family just walked off with the equivalent of $20 they were paid for leaving him there.”

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When Heath finally met Willow, she realized his condition was worse than she had anticipated. Willow’s tongue was infected, his teeth were rotting, and he was dangerously underweight. It took weeks to nurse the little canine back to health. Luckily, after spending a full month in the care of a veterinarian in Korea, Willow was ready to start a brand-new life with Heath in the United States.

Despite Willow’s scary past, Heath says that he has a bright, easygoing personality. She  said, “He didn’t miss a beat. After everything, he literally acted like nothing had happened. It was amazing.”

Now, Willow is a healthy and happy 13-year-old U.S. citizen and he’s become an advocate for rescuing other pups from Asian meat farms. Willow- with lots of help from Heath- uses social media and public appearances to educate others on the dog meat trade. He even has his own campaign, “I Am Willow I Am Not Food,” that raises funds for flights for other dogs trapped in South Korea and elsewhere.

Willow is so well-known that he was nominated to participate in the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Awards — a two-hour television special sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and Zoetis. To help Willow rise to the top, dog lovers are encouraged to vote for their favorite pooch on herodogawards.org.  We’re so happy Willow made it out alive! To learn more about helping other pups like Willow, visit savekoreandogs.org.

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Runner Finishes Marathon Carrying Abandoned Puppy She Rescued On The Way

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A marathon runner melted hearts across the world for the sweetest reason. Khemjira Klongsanun from Bangkok, Thailand is an ardent runner and regularly runs marathons in her home.

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road. It was all alone with no mother or siblings around.

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road

7-miles into the 26-mile marathon, Khemjira noticed a tiny puppy by the side of the road

All the other runners were focused on winning and hence were trying to avoid the little dog but not Khemjira. She understood that a little kindness and compassion was worth much more than just winning a marathon and trying to beat her personal best.

Sacrificing some of her precious time off the marathon, Khemjira slowly approached the little dog stray puppy and scooped it up.

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Khemjira then ran the remaining 19-miles of the marathon, all the while holding the little puppy in her arms.

There was an option, perhaps, that Khemjira could have handed the puppy off to a willing spectator or race official, but she did not. She chose to go all the way with her newly found fur friend.

Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

The pair made it over the finish line together. But, as it turns out, that was not the end of their story. Khemjira decided to take the sweet puppy home with her and add it to her own family. She named the puppy Nong Chom.

She took Nong Chom to see a vet who confirmed that he was perfectly healthy. Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Later, she introduced Nong Chom to her family’s other dogs and he fit in immediately.

Khemjira took Nong Chom back to where she found him, to check if his mom or any siblings were in need of help too, but it looked like Nong Chom had definitely been alone.

The sweet little dog is now surrounded by love, has a home and a family he belongs to. What a touching act of kindness, we hope this pair remain a close family forever.

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Dad Trains His Dog To ‘Supervise’ His Daughter As She Does Homework To Prevent Her From Looking At Her Phone

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Dad Trains His Dog To 'Supervise' His Daughter As She Does Homework To Prevent Her From Looking At Her Phone

A father in south-west China has come up with a unique way to prevent his daughter from getting distracted while doing her homework. The dad decided to train their pet canine to keep an eye on his little girl while she writes her homework at their home in Guiyang, Guizhou province.

Before the dad decided to enlist the services of this fury tutor, his daughter had a habit of always being on her phone instead of focusing on her school work. However, now under this canine’s watchful eyes, she can’t afford to sneak in even a few seconds of her favorite games before homework session is over.

The dad decided to train their pet canine to keep an eye on his little girl while she writes her homework

The dad decided to train their pet canine to keep an eye on his little girl while she writes her homework

A cute video shows the cream-colored dog standing on its hind legs, looking strict as he hovers over the young girl as she does her homework on a coffee table.

Speaking to Pear, the young girl’s dad, surnamed Xu, said that his child would always procrastinate and had a hard time trying to focus on her assignments.

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The dog joined the family in December of 2016 when he was just a puppy and grew up with the his daughter, Mr Xu said. “It’s very well-behaved. I have been training it since it was young and now it does whatever I tell it to do.” He said.

The cream-coloured dog standing on its hind legs, looking strict as he hovers over the young girl as she does her homework on a coffee table.

The cream-colored dog standing on its hind legs, looking strict as he hovers over the young girl as she does her homework on a coffee table.

“I pointed at the coffee table and told it to watch my daughter as she does her homework. It would then guard her and make sure she doesn’t reach for her phone.” He added.

In the video, the dog is seen staring closely at the school girl like a strict teacher. Another video clip shows another dog joining in on the fury tutor and watching the young girl.

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Puppy Euthanized By Vets Comes Back From The Dead- Now Everyone Wants To Adopt Him

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Puppy Euthanized By Vets Comes Back From The Dead- Now Everyone Wants To Adopt Him

It is not an easy decision having to put down an animal, but sometimes it’s
a requisite measure. From time to time, shelters are forced to euthanize some
animals.

Such was the case at a shelter in Iowa, USA and unfortunately for a seven to eight month old puppy named Rudolph, he had to be euthanized.

Rudolph had to be euthanized because the shelter was just too full.
Rudolph had to be euthanized because the shelter was just too full.

Whats even more heartbreaking is the fact that there was nothing wrong with Rudolph,
the shelter was just too full.

However, what was meant to be a simple operation turned out to be a miracle.
After the poor puppy was injected with the medicine that kills most dogs, he
came back from the dead! The puppy, a labrador-pitbull mix, shocked the vet so
much so that he could not consider putting him down again.

Rudolph was taken to Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter, which put up a statement that read:

“Euthanized but lived:
Rudolph is 7 to 8 months old. He has quite the story. He was at shelter that was full so the vet euthanized him. But God had a different plan because he woke up. And thank goodness the vet said he wouldn’t do it again. So we brought him to our shelter in hopes somebody would come adopt him and give him a second chance at life. If you’re interested in this adorable young man stop by and meet him we’re open 10 to 5 every day except Sundays and Thursdays.”

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The story quickly spread across social media and soon people from all over
the world were sending in numerous numbers of applications.

In fact, when staff at the shelter arrived the next day after posting the
story their Facebook page, they got dozens of missed calls from people wanting
to meet the dog who survived.

Speaking to WQAD, a worker at Kings Harvest Pet Rescue No Kill Shelter,
Kylie Jo Mitchell, said, “He’s a miracle dog, absolutely. I’ve never heard

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