Sunday, June 29, 2008

Dogs Around the World

Look at this story about a woman in China who runs an animal rescue wit over 900 dogs and 100 cats. And she rescued 100 dogs in Chengdu after the earthquake.

I especially liked this quote:

"Chinese people prefer purebred dogs and the mixes probably won't be adopted," said Chen, adding that she cares for every dog until it dies. "But mutts are the most intelligent and the most affectionate. They really appreciate you."

And listen to THIS story:

One of her superstar mutts from the quake zone was a small, brown, short-haired terrier with alert brown eyes named "Qianjin," or "Forward." Rescuers said Forward and another dog — a shelty named "Guai Guai" — belonged to an elderly woman who was partially buried in rubble at a Buddhist temple that collapsed in the city of Pengzhou. The dogs stayed with their master while she was trapped for 196 hours.

"The rescuers told me the dogs were drinking rain water, then they would lick their owner's lips to help keep her from getting too dehydrated," Chen said.

Dogs rule!

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Blogger The Brat Pack said...

Awesome story, it's good to see there are some good apes out there.


5:48 PM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Hi, Wally!
We read that story and we think is pawesome!
I hope you had a great weekend!
Kisses and hugs

7:51 PM  
Blogger Joe Stains said...

So totally pawesome! Dogs DO rule!

10:48 PM  
Blogger Amber-Mae said...

Pawsome story that is! We dogs are very loyal no matter what breed we are...

Butt wiggles,
Solid Gold Dancer

3:57 AM  
Blogger Molly the Airedale said...

What awesome stories! Thanks for sharing, Wally!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

4:09 AM  
Blogger Mack said...

That is super pawsome!
I hate to admit it, but my mom said her mixed spaniel/hound was the smartest dog she ever had!

6:22 AM  
Blogger Princess Patches said...

Yes!!!! Dogs DO rule!

Poppy, Penny & Patches

9:05 AM  
Blogger Stanley said...

Hey, Woober!

中国沟太棒了! 这个九沟的人也太棒了!

My girl just typed that Chinese dogs and that dog rescue lady TOTES rule!

Too bad someone couldn't rescue all those poor pups and kitties in Beijing when the gov't was spreading lies about them.

Thanks for the good story, man!

Goober love & smooches,

10:33 AM  
Blogger Stanley said...

Pee Ess

In case your ma ape checks the Chinese, one of the characters (the one for rescue) is wrong. (DANG POOTER!)

10:34 AM  
Blogger Lola Smiles said...

aww...I like good news about apes who do well in this world!

luv ya
lola smiles

3:33 PM  

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