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Dog Stranded At Gas Station For 2 Months Finally Gets Rescued

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last update 11/16/2017, 03:21 PM
Dog Stranded At Gas Station For 2 Months Finally Gets Rescued
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An abandoned dog, now named Gershwin, was recently rescued by the nonprofit organization Hope For Paws.

 

 

The rescue mission was all caught on camera. The intense footage is going viral all across the internet.

 

Dog Stranded Rescued By Hope For Paws
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The story started to unfold when someone dropped off their dog in the middle of nowhere without any food or water. A Good Samaritan had noticed this dog living behind a gas station building and immediately called Hope For Paws.

 

Dog Stranded Rescued By Hope For Paws
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They waited almost 3 hours for the rescue team to arrive. The rescue team went right to work when they got there. First, they tried to block the dog on a gravel path beside the building, but the dog escaped and took off.

 

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The dog wouldn't go near the rescue men and seemed terrified of them. However, Loreta, the woman with them was able to get close. The team knew Loreta would have to be the one to save Gershwin.

 

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The other rescuer stayed in the car as Loreta approached him. Loreta sat down in the grass and waited patiently for the pup would get used to her. As soon as Loreta felt comfortable, she quietly reached over and caught him with the rescue leash.

 

 

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Then, the 110 lb dog got really scared and tried to run away, dragging Loreta on the ground with him. But Loreta refused to let go. After some coaxing, Loretta and the other rescuer finally got Gershwin to calm down.

 

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Loreta mentioned that her hands were shaking from the scary incident. After the rescue was complete, Gershwin hopped right into the rescue vehicle. A few on-lookers thought that the dog might have been there for at least 2 months without food or water.

 

 

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Besides the hunger, they found out that Gershwin also had a severe infection in his shoulder. Thankfully, his treatment was a success and now he is completely recovered and healthy. But, he still needs a forever home.

 

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I'm sure after this video he will be getting so many calls from people wanting to adopt this sweet boy! What an amazing story! I'm so grateful that the rescue team never gave up on this guy, even when it was tough. Praise the Lord that Gershwin is alright.

Dog Gave His Life To Save The Baby He Loved From A Raging Fire

Brave Dog Gave His Life To Save Baby Girl

 

Polo has always loved his human, Erika. And when Erika brought home her precious baby girl, Viviana, Polo loved her too. And this furry hero proved just how much when the brave dog gave his life trying to save the little girl from a raging house fire!

 

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Erika Poremski was at her Baltimore, Maryland home with her 8-month-old daughter, Viviana, and their dog, Polo. She'd quickly run out to her car, but when she turned around, she was met with a terrifying sight.

 

 


A Deadly Blaze

 

A fire had suddenly broken out in the home, the cause of which is still under investigation. Erika dashed back inside, trying desperately to get to her baby and dog on the second floor.

 

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But it was too late. The flames had spread rapidly and blocked Erika from getting back upstairs.


"I just heard her crying and I couldn't get to her," she said. "I tried really hard, everyone in the neighborhood tried. They were kicking the doors in and kicking the windows out. I couldn't (get her out). Nobody could."

 

Credit: Baltimore City Fire Department

 

The blaze thwarted every attempt, and left Erika with burns on her hands and face. The heartsick mom had no choice but to wait for the firefighters to arrive. And what they found when they made it to the second floor shocked everyone.

 

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The Ultimate Sacrifice

 

Polo knew he had to save little Viviana. But he had no way to get out. So, the loyal dog protected her the only way he knew how. He draped his body over top of the baby girl's. The dog gave his life trying to save hers.


"She only had burns on her side because of it," Erika said. "He stayed with her the whole time in the bedroom and wouldn't even come downstairs to get out the door."


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Paramedics were able to revive little Viviana, but not Polo.


"He was my first baby and now I lost him," Poremski said. "And I'm just praying I don't lose her. She's all I have and it just happened so fast, I just don't understand it. I just don't know why this stuff happens."

 

Keep Praying

 

Prayers are certainly needed. Viviana remains in the hospital in critical condition, with burns to 19% of her body. The poor girl is not out of the woods yet, but she at least has a fighting chance. And all thanks to her 4-legged protector.

 

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Friends are helping to raise money for Erika, who lost everything else in the fire. But thanks to Polo, she still has what matters most -- her little girl.

 

Credit: Facebook / Erika Lynn

 

"There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends." John 15:13

 

 

Here's another story about the incredible bond between a dog and his tiny human. This pup knew something was wrong with this little boy before anyone else!

 

 

John 15:13

 

h/t: GodUpdates

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