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Shelter Dog Hugs Her Friend Hours Before Euthanasia And Saves Their Lives
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Shelter Dog Hugs Her Friend Hours Before Euthanasia And Saves Their Lives

Kala and Keira, two shelter dogs who were hours from certain death by euthanization, proved that hugs can save lives. Two hours and six minutes after a photo of Kala, the brown dog, hugging her friend was posted on Facebook, they found a foster home willing to take them in and save them from certain death.

Their photo was shared by Angels Among Us, a pet rescue in Georgia that saves dogs and cats from other high-kill shelters in the rest of the state. Along with their heartfelt plea, their photo sent a powerful message: these dogs, and many others just like them, need your help!

More info: angelsrescue.org | Facebook | Twitter

Kala and Keira were hours from death, but this hug saved their lives

Two hours and six minutes after it was shared, the viral pic found them a foster home

They’ve proven that miracles DO happen!

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ÇağlaTurhan
Community Member
6 years ago

It is so heart breaking when healthy animals put to sleep. This is not right.

NQL
Community Member
6 years ago

Exactly. People need to be more responsible & less pets die.

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IldaSantos
Community Member
6 years ago

Wish they could all be saved. If only the human race did their part there wouldn't be such senseless killings each day.

Nutmeg73
Community Member
6 years ago

Or a pet over population to begin with. People seem to only want kittens and puppies. *sigh*

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SharaGuinesso
Community Member
6 years ago

that is amazing! Sometimes social media isn't all that bad lol

ValleyGirl
Community Member
6 years ago

Agree, Shara. I belong to a site called nextdoor.com, and my neighborhood uses it to report loose or lost pets, unsavory characters knocking on doors, etc. Has done a lot of good in our neighborhood. This was a terrific story!

Load More Replies...
Joannechrisco
Community Member
6 years ago

The lives of these animals are important. We domesticated these animals. We have proven how intelligent they are and we (as humans) are responsible for their care. Killing them is not a method of care.

GraceInRainbows
Community Member
6 years ago

I can't believe that in 2015 this is the only solution we find, killing them. How's that? we haven't evolved yet. Thanks to the man that adopted them, but what about the rest? they are going to be killed just because!

Deborah Aitch
Community Member
2 years ago

One of my little lads had been in a pererra in Spain for 4 years when we rescued him. He is so loving and gentle it makes me shudder to think what he went through before we brought him to his forever home. We love him to bits and he now lives happily with his big sister and little brother.

UriahDe'SchenelleDover
Community Member
6 years ago

It's really sad... I just wanna cry

ChristelPlatt
Community Member
6 years ago

I was once told about how they are put "to sleep" and its very misleading to think they just fall asleep....its a long process and they use the cheapest method possible....one man told me who works in a shelter that it takes 15 mins or more and that they throw them in a pile....while Im aware this comment is hard to read, Im tired of ppls feelings possibly getting hurt- this is the TRUTH. THIS is what is happening every SINGLE DAY. And all it takes is ppl spaying, and neutering their pets...

VivienFrancis
Community Member
6 years ago

Truly shows the loving nature of animals

LalyLynch
Community Member
6 years ago

That is wonderful news!! I love hearing beautiful stories such as this - not to mention, the two dog's names are very similar to my daughter ’s name (Kayla) and her cousin's name (Kiera). I just thought that to be interesting.

AudraAshtonBulut
Community Member
6 years ago

This is the most beautiful innocent kind of love. Love conquers all! I am so ad these babies have a rescue and I pray hey get a loving forever home together very soon. I pray all animals and living things have a loving home always and we must be the change we want to see in the world!

AngieTheodorakis
Community Member
6 years ago

Humans and their selfish needs...ADOPT an older dog who will forever be grateful..I know I have a rescue dog and she is incredible...this dog was a mess when I first saw her but with months of repetition and love she has become an amazing dog...(she is the flat coated mix on the left). She is so agile and incredible I will put her into an agility course in a few weeks. Do what is right and adopt never buy an animal AND get an older dog...they will thank you every day...

AnnaSalerno
Community Member
6 years ago

No more kill shelters!! These precious pets have a right to life just like we do!

KellyParker
Community Member
6 years ago

Noone concerned about the staggering rate of animals with commicable diseases? Ok...well remember that when you are covered in parasites how cudley and cute they are. But protect yourself when handling animals without prior knowledge of where they've been. Lots of bad stuff out there.

SharonHahn
Community Member
6 years ago

I always push Adopt, Don't Shop! Pet shops take away homes from shelter pets! I would love to see pet shops banned from selling cats and dogs from breeders!

WilliamSantagata
Community Member
6 years ago

Adopt a rescue. This helpless furry creatures depend on us more than we realize. They will certainly show you the definition of TRUE LOVE

NatalieJarnstedt
Community Member
6 years ago

I think people are the most selfish creatures on this planet. Pet overpopulation is as bad as it was years ago, especially when so many low-cost spaying/neutering programs available to anyone who needs them. Millions of healthy dogs and cats are still killed every single day because of irresponsible people .

MatiasArguello
Community Member
6 years ago

YEAH, BUT WHAT ABOUT THE REST OF THE DOGS OF THAT SHELTER?

CathyCreswell
Community Member
6 years ago

So. They were rescued by Adrian Brody.

TheusArroyo
Community Member
6 years ago

This story made my teary eyed... :')

BettinaLedesma
Community Member
6 years ago

If Veterinarians services, were no so expensive, there will be not so many animals left behind ...and more people be willing to adopt...Just check the red and see the prices...

LauraVickers
Community Member
6 years ago

If people would fix their animals, the world.would not have this horrific problemag

PaulaRaymundo
Community Member
6 years ago

Why?! Why would they kill them?

MarkieAsbill
Community Member
6 years ago

Thats so sweet

ShirleyBond
Community Member
6 years ago

GREAT

MartaBravoLuna
Community Member
6 years ago

No comments... only silent tears washing out my pain...

VivaCox
Community Member
6 years ago

It's not right to kill innocent animals and let hardened criminals live off our tax dollars the rest of their life.

ValerieBeverly
Community Member
6 years ago

We the 2 brought in together

ToddHarris
Community Member
6 years ago

So Awesome ! It Makes Me So Happy ! God Bless

GabyBland
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it!

GraceInRainbows
Community Member
6 years ago

How is that still happens? I mean killing animals in "shelters"...we are still the same sh*t as always.

KarinMorris
Community Member
6 years ago

Georgia is one of the WORST states in the country for kill shelters and the way they treat their animals while they are on the waiting list. Horrifying

JoaoSilva
Community Member
6 years ago

THANK YOU :)

JaredOjeda
Community Member
6 years ago

They weren't really hugging but good story.

AmandaCariker
Community Member
6 years ago

Everyone deserves a good home! We dont ask to be born into this life, some times we just need a helping hand to take care of us and love us! Animals love unconditionally they deserve the same in return!

DonnaLibbey
Community Member
6 years ago

I pray that there will be more and more of these adoptions. It is so sad to kill them because no one wants them. AND spay and neuter so we can get this problem under control.

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful story. All dogs deserve to be happy. Their job in life is to bring us happiness and each and every one of them is a master at this job. I we could say the same about people.

ionitunes
Community Member
6 years ago

At least these two are safe.

PpJjTreecharoenwiwat
Community Member
6 years ago

One thing we can help is "adopt don't shop". Stop buying pets from breeders.

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

❤❤❤❤❤

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

No tengo palabras para expresar la felicidad de saber que esas criaturitas lograron salvar sus vidas, ojalá que otras también puedan hacerlo

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

<3 <3 <3

StefAnie
Community Member
6 years ago

Such a touching story.. If only it could end more often this way...

--
Community Member
6 years ago

life

MaerieSeychellAngelaGalan
Community Member
6 years ago

Selfish people who only thinks about human race...:( they are created by God too they should have space for living..

WilliamSantagata
Community Member
6 years ago

So right you are. People just don't realize how much these beautiful animals depend on us to take care of them. If people would just understand how much a rescue would change their life for the better. Truly show you the meaning of True Love

Load More Replies...
Weirdo
Community Member
6 years ago

That is sweet

NenitaL.Dizon
Community Member
6 years ago

i was in tears....thank God they were saved by this wonderful Godsent foster parent to these two Cute dogs.!!

KalaxanHarleqane
Community Member
6 years ago

...I don't think people would care so much if politicians were put to sleep!

KathyValenzuela
Community Member
6 years ago

Awesome!! Maybe they should put those live camera feeds in every shelter and this would happen more often, right?

NatalieJarnstedt
Community Member
6 years ago

I think people are the most selfish creatures on this planet. Pet overpopulation is as bad as it was years ago, especially when so many low-cost spaying/neutering programs available to anyone who needs them. Millions of healthy dogs and cats are still killed every single day because of irresponsible people .

PatriciaJoanHammond
Community Member
6 years ago

Heartwarming to know their lives were spared ! Thank you , animal Angel !

ChrisSutton
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone get a mop, i just cried ALL the tears!

SergeBays
Community Member
6 years ago

impossible is not doggy

TheusArroyo
Community Member
6 years ago

This story made my teary eyed.. :')

ChrisSutton
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone get a mop i just cried all the tears!

ÇağlaTurhan
Community Member
6 years ago

It is so heart breaking when healthy animals put to sleep. This is not right.

NQL
Community Member
6 years ago

Exactly. People need to be more responsible & less pets die.

Load More Replies...
IldaSantos
Community Member
6 years ago

Wish they could all be saved. If only the human race did their part there wouldn't be such senseless killings each day.

Nutmeg73
Community Member
6 years ago

Or a pet over population to begin with. People seem to only want kittens and puppies. *sigh*

Load More Replies...
SharaGuinesso
Community Member
6 years ago

that is amazing! Sometimes social media isn't all that bad lol

ValleyGirl
Community Member
6 years ago

Agree, Shara. I belong to a site called nextdoor.com, and my neighborhood uses it to report loose or lost pets, unsavory characters knocking on doors, etc. Has done a lot of good in our neighborhood. This was a terrific story!

Load More Replies...
Joannechrisco
Community Member
6 years ago

The lives of these animals are important. We domesticated these animals. We have proven how intelligent they are and we (as humans) are responsible for their care. Killing them is not a method of care.

GraceInRainbows
Community Member
6 years ago

I can't believe that in 2015 this is the only solution we find, killing them. How's that? we haven't evolved yet. Thanks to the man that adopted them, but what about the rest? they are going to be killed just because!

Deborah Aitch
Community Member
2 years ago

One of my little lads had been in a pererra in Spain for 4 years when we rescued him. He is so loving and gentle it makes me shudder to think what he went through before we brought him to his forever home. We love him to bits and he now lives happily with his big sister and little brother.

UriahDe'SchenelleDover
Community Member
6 years ago

It's really sad... I just wanna cry

ChristelPlatt
Community Member
6 years ago

I was once told about how they are put "to sleep" and its very misleading to think they just fall asleep....its a long process and they use the cheapest method possible....one man told me who works in a shelter that it takes 15 mins or more and that they throw them in a pile....while Im aware this comment is hard to read, Im tired of ppls feelings possibly getting hurt- this is the TRUTH. THIS is what is happening every SINGLE DAY. And all it takes is ppl spaying, and neutering their pets...

VivienFrancis
Community Member
6 years ago

Truly shows the loving nature of animals

LalyLynch
Community Member
6 years ago

That is wonderful news!! I love hearing beautiful stories such as this - not to mention, the two dog's names are very similar to my daughter ’s name (Kayla) and her cousin's name (Kiera). I just thought that to be interesting.

AudraAshtonBulut
Community Member
6 years ago

This is the most beautiful innocent kind of love. Love conquers all! I am so ad these babies have a rescue and I pray hey get a loving forever home together very soon. I pray all animals and living things have a loving home always and we must be the change we want to see in the world!

AngieTheodorakis
Community Member
6 years ago

Humans and their selfish needs...ADOPT an older dog who will forever be grateful..I know I have a rescue dog and she is incredible...this dog was a mess when I first saw her but with months of repetition and love she has become an amazing dog...(she is the flat coated mix on the left). She is so agile and incredible I will put her into an agility course in a few weeks. Do what is right and adopt never buy an animal AND get an older dog...they will thank you every day...

AnnaSalerno
Community Member
6 years ago

No more kill shelters!! These precious pets have a right to life just like we do!

KellyParker
Community Member
6 years ago

Noone concerned about the staggering rate of animals with commicable diseases? Ok...well remember that when you are covered in parasites how cudley and cute they are. But protect yourself when handling animals without prior knowledge of where they've been. Lots of bad stuff out there.

SharonHahn
Community Member
6 years ago

I always push Adopt, Don't Shop! Pet shops take away homes from shelter pets! I would love to see pet shops banned from selling cats and dogs from breeders!

WilliamSantagata
Community Member
6 years ago

Adopt a rescue. This helpless furry creatures depend on us more than we realize. They will certainly show you the definition of TRUE LOVE

NatalieJarnstedt
Community Member
6 years ago

I think people are the most selfish creatures on this planet. Pet overpopulation is as bad as it was years ago, especially when so many low-cost spaying/neutering programs available to anyone who needs them. Millions of healthy dogs and cats are still killed every single day because of irresponsible people .

MatiasArguello
Community Member
6 years ago

YEAH, BUT WHAT ABOUT THE REST OF THE DOGS OF THAT SHELTER?

CathyCreswell
Community Member
6 years ago

So. They were rescued by Adrian Brody.

TheusArroyo
Community Member
6 years ago

This story made my teary eyed... :')

BettinaLedesma
Community Member
6 years ago

If Veterinarians services, were no so expensive, there will be not so many animals left behind ...and more people be willing to adopt...Just check the red and see the prices...

LauraVickers
Community Member
6 years ago

If people would fix their animals, the world.would not have this horrific problemag

PaulaRaymundo
Community Member
6 years ago

Why?! Why would they kill them?

MarkieAsbill
Community Member
6 years ago

Thats so sweet

ShirleyBond
Community Member
6 years ago

GREAT

MartaBravoLuna
Community Member
6 years ago

No comments... only silent tears washing out my pain...

VivaCox
Community Member
6 years ago

It's not right to kill innocent animals and let hardened criminals live off our tax dollars the rest of their life.

ValerieBeverly
Community Member
6 years ago

We the 2 brought in together

ToddHarris
Community Member
6 years ago

So Awesome ! It Makes Me So Happy ! God Bless

GabyBland
Community Member
6 years ago

Love it!

GraceInRainbows
Community Member
6 years ago

How is that still happens? I mean killing animals in "shelters"...we are still the same sh*t as always.

KarinMorris
Community Member
6 years ago

Georgia is one of the WORST states in the country for kill shelters and the way they treat their animals while they are on the waiting list. Horrifying

JoaoSilva
Community Member
6 years ago

THANK YOU :)

JaredOjeda
Community Member
6 years ago

They weren't really hugging but good story.

AmandaCariker
Community Member
6 years ago

Everyone deserves a good home! We dont ask to be born into this life, some times we just need a helping hand to take care of us and love us! Animals love unconditionally they deserve the same in return!

DonnaLibbey
Community Member
6 years ago

I pray that there will be more and more of these adoptions. It is so sad to kill them because no one wants them. AND spay and neuter so we can get this problem under control.

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

Beautiful story. All dogs deserve to be happy. Their job in life is to bring us happiness and each and every one of them is a master at this job. I we could say the same about people.

ionitunes
Community Member
6 years ago

At least these two are safe.

PpJjTreecharoenwiwat
Community Member
6 years ago

One thing we can help is "adopt don't shop". Stop buying pets from breeders.

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

❤❤❤❤❤

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

No tengo palabras para expresar la felicidad de saber que esas criaturitas lograron salvar sus vidas, ojalá que otras también puedan hacerlo

hermannsoberón
Community Member
6 years ago

<3 <3 <3

StefAnie
Community Member
6 years ago

Such a touching story.. If only it could end more often this way...

--
Community Member
6 years ago

life

MaerieSeychellAngelaGalan
Community Member
6 years ago

Selfish people who only thinks about human race...:( they are created by God too they should have space for living..

WilliamSantagata
Community Member
6 years ago

So right you are. People just don't realize how much these beautiful animals depend on us to take care of them. If people would just understand how much a rescue would change their life for the better. Truly show you the meaning of True Love

Load More Replies...
Weirdo
Community Member
6 years ago

That is sweet

NenitaL.Dizon
Community Member
6 years ago

i was in tears....thank God they were saved by this wonderful Godsent foster parent to these two Cute dogs.!!

KalaxanHarleqane
Community Member
6 years ago

...I don't think people would care so much if politicians were put to sleep!

KathyValenzuela
Community Member
6 years ago

Awesome!! Maybe they should put those live camera feeds in every shelter and this would happen more often, right?

NatalieJarnstedt
Community Member
6 years ago

I think people are the most selfish creatures on this planet. Pet overpopulation is as bad as it was years ago, especially when so many low-cost spaying/neutering programs available to anyone who needs them. Millions of healthy dogs and cats are still killed every single day because of irresponsible people .

PatriciaJoanHammond
Community Member
6 years ago

Heartwarming to know their lives were spared ! Thank you , animal Angel !

ChrisSutton
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone get a mop, i just cried ALL the tears!

SergeBays
Community Member
6 years ago

impossible is not doggy

TheusArroyo
Community Member
6 years ago

This story made my teary eyed.. :')

ChrisSutton
Community Member
6 years ago

Someone get a mop i just cried all the tears!

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