Monday, October 25
He's come so far from the days when he lived in the kitchen, terrorizing his people. He had even convinced a trainer he should be euthanized.
But after a great deal of time, understanding and patient, painstaking training on the part of his foster family, Dakota is ready to live with his new family.
Join us in celebrating this proof that dogs can be reclaimed. Given the right degree of commitment and good support from knowledgeable trainers, and given knowledgeable families willing to continue the good work begun by our foster homes, even rotten dogs like Dakota can have a future.
Some people may say that in the larger scheme of things, saving one dog's life is of little importance. Maybe so. But we prefer to see it as a sign that there is hope for people.
Whenever a person or family looks beyond their own needs and concerns and gives their effort, time and love--without expectation of personal enrichment--to something or someone who needs it, it can inspire others to do the same. It makes us better people and it makes the world a better world.
Does that sound a little sappy and naive? Probably. But in miserable times like these, when it appears that selfishness, rudeness and bad behavior are winning strategies, many of us need evidence of humanity's generosity of spirit and capacity for kindness, and that includes
The Frog Princess