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Guy Jumped The Fence To “Steal” A Starving Dog From Negligent Owners, Gets Kudos From The Internet
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Guy Jumped The Fence To “Steal” A Starving Dog From Negligent Owners, Gets Kudos From The Internet

If we rephrased a famous concept from the Dark Knight into “he’s the hero we need, not necessarily deserve,” then we’d have this guy. Hailing “from somewhere in the Caribbean,” as he has put it, the guy was driving down the road one day, and as he stopped at the corner, he saw a dog bound to a leash.

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This person found the dog in a dire condition, he knew he had to take action

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In the Caribbean, chain-link fences are quite a common sight, and people’s yards are clearly visible. Through the fence, he saw that the dog was in poor condition, “in the dirt,” and “curled up into a ball.” Judging from the horrible pictures, anyone could imagine the suffering the dog had to endure. He quickly realized that he had to get the dog out of there.

Here’s the full story

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He approached the dog and called out to her, and she started wagging her tail. She was starving not only for food, but for affection, too. He called out around the house waiting for a response, and when he didn’t get it, he realized that nobody was home. As he was going back to his pickup, a passenger noticed the commotion. They both empathized with the horrible situation the dog was in, so the passenger offered to jump the fence and pass the dog to him. The hero of the story did as suggested, then put her neatly into his pickup, said his goodbyes, and skidded out of there.

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He took Sunny in, and as she recovered, she’s now happy and safe

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He gave her the name Sunny, and she’s been recovering ever since. 2 months have passed, and she looks and feels much better. The story of the rogue hero went viral on Reddit, where he shared it, yielding over 131k likes and 4.1k comments in which some people shared similar stories of their own. We suggest you look up the entire thread if you’re up for a good read.

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The replies to the legally controversial story were mostly positive and encouraging. Some even deemed the act to be courageous and righteous, while others worried about the legality of the stunt. One Reddit user advised readers to rely on animal control in states that have “good animal abuse laws.” When we talk about rescues, we don’t usually mean it as literally as this. Legally grey or morally great—what are your thoughts, Pandas?

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Carol Emory
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When I worked at a groom shop, I had a customer that told me a similar story. He drove past the same house while working and noticed a poor American Bulldog chained up to a tree. The poor dog was getting skinnier by the day. One day, he'd had enough..hopped out of the truck with bolt cutters and cut the dog loose from the tree. As he loaded the dog into his truck, the owner ran out threatening to call the police if he didn't give them back the dog. He turned to them and said "You call the police..and when they come out and see the condition of this dog, we'll see who is getting into trouble." They let him take the dog. I'm now happy to report that Bella...their American Bulldog..is a happy healthy pup looking to get into mischief where ever she can!

Natalia Maciel
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It was a rescue. In moraly grey situations go for the greater good. In this case save this inocent soul from the neglect she was suffering.

Sheri Lattimer
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's obvious the dog was being neglected and it had to have been going on for a long time. I personally don't see anything wrong with what he did.

Erin Papadakos
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Me neither, If you saw somebody neglecting a child you'd jump right in well an animal is no different and a lot of times the rescue or the shelter's don't have enough room or resources to help the dog. And might leave the dig just where he is to suffer. So with that said I think he was great to do what he did and I'm sure the pupper thinks so too.🐶❤ more people should be like that around the world

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Carol Emory
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When I worked at a groom shop, I had a customer that told me a similar story. He drove past the same house while working and noticed a poor American Bulldog chained up to a tree. The poor dog was getting skinnier by the day. One day, he'd had enough..hopped out of the truck with bolt cutters and cut the dog loose from the tree. As he loaded the dog into his truck, the owner ran out threatening to call the police if he didn't give them back the dog. He turned to them and said "You call the police..and when they come out and see the condition of this dog, we'll see who is getting into trouble." They let him take the dog. I'm now happy to report that Bella...their American Bulldog..is a happy healthy pup looking to get into mischief where ever she can!

Natalia Maciel
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It was a rescue. In moraly grey situations go for the greater good. In this case save this inocent soul from the neglect she was suffering.

Sheri Lattimer
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's obvious the dog was being neglected and it had to have been going on for a long time. I personally don't see anything wrong with what he did.

Erin Papadakos
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Me neither, If you saw somebody neglecting a child you'd jump right in well an animal is no different and a lot of times the rescue or the shelter's don't have enough room or resources to help the dog. And might leave the dig just where he is to suffer. So with that said I think he was great to do what he did and I'm sure the pupper thinks so too.🐶❤ more people should be like that around the world

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