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Old 05-16-2005, 02:29 PM
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I am a inner-city teacher and I had a student (Special Ed) who was bragging about beating his dog for pooping in his basement. When I asked some questions the student revealed that he rarely took him out of the basement. I couldn't convince him that it was unreasonable to think the puppy could go 8 hours let alone days without pooping. After talking to him after class I became very upset and it bothered me all night. The next day I asked him if he would like to sell the puppy. He finally agreed and I meet him and his mother after school at their house and bought the 11 week old Pitbull/Lab puppy for $40. The puppy to my suprise was well feed but EXTREMELY dirty and scared. I couldn't take him home (Wife said no more dogs) so I took him to a no kill shelter and they found him a home today....happy ending. The plight of the Pitbull in the inner city is SOOOOO depressing I just had to share that story with someone.
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:32 PM
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Good for you!! Its refreshing to hear of something good.
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:44 PM
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Oh that is so wonderful that you did that. I wish there were more people like you that would step up ans do something to help. I applaud you!
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Old 05-16-2005, 02:58 PM
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I'm glad that this story had a happy ending! Good for you for saving that pup!
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Old 05-16-2005, 03:14 PM
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That's wonderful!! He could've spent his entire life in a dark basement being beaten.....now he has a good home .
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Old 05-16-2005, 03:43 PM
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What a great person you are!! I'm glad that that pup will have a happy ending to his story!!
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Old 05-16-2005, 04:05 PM
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Makes you wonder just what goes through the minds of these children. Sad. Are their lives so strangled that keeping a puppy imprisoned in a basement seems "normal?"

You did a great thing.
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Old 05-16-2005, 04:43 PM
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thumbs up..gold stars..horrrrraaaaayyyyy for you and the puppy!!!!! A win win all the way!
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Old 05-16-2005, 05:25 PM
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Oh that story just breaks my heart! You are a WONDERFUL PERSON to have done this! Goodness knows how much this is happening, and if he wasn't a special needs child, he may never have even mentioned it! (he might not have realized what a BAD thing this is to do).
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Old 05-16-2005, 07:32 PM
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That dog now has a good home thanks to you, Ill tip a glass to you.
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