A Freedom Ride Changes Absolutely Everything

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On Mother’s Day, a call came in to Speranza Animal Rescue about an abandoned dog on a very short chain.  Police had come out, but were apparently unable to help him.  (Seriously??)

Janine Guido, the founder of Speranza, went out to see what she could do.  The poor boy was on a two-foot chain attached to a porch.  At least he had a blanket to lie on, but that’s little consolation to having his family ditch him.

“Every time I would touch him he would tense up and cringe,” Janine says on the video.

She did her best to assure him that it would be ok, but he was terrified.  She carefully looped a leash around his neck and freed him from his bulky chain.

You can see the relief wash over him as soon as he gets in her vehicle.  It’s like watching an innocent prisoner be released after 20 years behind bars.

 

 

 

 

An update posted to the page a few days later about Felix says:

I have no words to describe how happy and grateful this dog is!

Every time we go on a walk/jog he turns back at me and flashes a huge smile… you can see in his eyes that he is REALLY enjoying life!

He is affectionate, playful, and just a happy go lucky boy. He has seen a lot of the farm animals. He is in awe of the cows. He thinks they are the coolest thing he’s ever laid eyes on! (As he never saw them as a city dog).

I feel so blessed to have him a part of the Speranza family

 

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12 thoughts on “A Freedom Ride Changes Absolutely Everything”

  1. From the Old Testament

    “God cares greatly for the animals He has created. Those who seek to follow His ways will also care about His creation, including animal life. Animal cruelty, the neglect of pets, and the wanton destruction of a species are sin. Christians are called to care for animals, expressing the same attitude toward animal life as our Creator has.”

    Therefore people that care for animals are God”s messengers.

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  2. If only Black people would learn how to treat animals. I will lay my life on it that it was either a black or hispanic household. Solve the cause and no more problem. We need more laws to protect these animals.

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    • @Dave People like you are the problem. Your racist rant is disgusting and duspicable and it does nothing for the issue but show just how ignorant and racist you are.

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      • MsPhillyG … unfortunately … everything Dave said is sad … but TRUE!!!!!! Call us RACIST if you want!!! Most black people are the ones that are RACIST!!!! We white people can’t even speak the truth or voice our opinions without the blacks whining about something. It’s mostly the blacks/hispanics who train and fight dogs. Miami is nothing but Hispanics and the animal abuse and abandonment is outrageous there. Hell, they can hardly take care of themselves …. let alone an animal. They just don’t give a crap about anyone or anything but themselves.

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  3. I believe that anyone who abandons, abuses or neglects an animal should be prosecuted the same
    as if it were a human because if they can do that to an animal they can harm a human.

    No one or nothing gives you the love they give and all they want in return is
    love and caring, , nothing material.

    I am sure God will deal with them as he does with those who hurt humans. Their time will come. But the law has to change.

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