Hundreds seek Okla. pup back from 'dead' (w/video)

Hundreds of people from the United States and Canada want to adopt an Oklahoma dog that survived an attempt to euthanize it. Full Story
Animal Lover

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Mar 3, 2011
Great story for this little guy, but what about all the other great animals that are put down for no fault of their own? I hope the potential adoptees who aren't chosen go out to their local shelter and take home a new family member.
Featherbedding Teacher

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Mar 3, 2011
Animal Lover wrote:
Great story for this little guy, but what about all the other great animals that are put down for no fault of their own? I hope the potential adoptees who aren't chosen go out to their local shelter and take home a new family member.
My thoughts as well. There is a celebrity culture here that leaves many by the wayside.
hooey

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Mar 3, 2011
Question, are all euthanized dogs thrown away in a trash bin out back? Seems a bit wrong if you ask me....
hooey

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Mar 3, 2011
"set aside for dead animals" I read....ok
bob barker

San Francisco, CA

#5 Mar 3, 2011
says Please- have your pet spayed or neutered.
Just fuming

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Mar 3, 2011
Who wouldn't want him or his siblings if they would have bee put up for adoption????!!! Look at that face.....
hey

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Mar 3, 2011
Why wouldn't they adopt these dogs out instead of putting them down the day they find them? What kind of shelter is that anyway?!?!?! Very sad, this dog is so cute.
Anonymous

Washington, DC

#8 Mar 3, 2011
They should have named him Jesus.
Marx Karl Dayton

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Mar 3, 2011
Tax the "miracle pup."
artur

Albuquerque, NM

#10 Mar 3, 2011
Too bad they don't wish to adopt aborted babies.
snoutface

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Mar 3, 2011
how can anybody give up on a face like that? i wonder how much time elapsed from when the animal control officer initially found the little guy to when he tried to kill him because the article makes it sound like both happened in just one day. if true, oklahoma's animal control policy doesn't give a damn about dogs, the officer might as well stuck a third and maybe a fourth needle onto the little guy.
Junior Skeptic

Stillwater, MN

#12 Mar 3, 2011
This article still doesn't explain why the shelter would attempt to euthanize this dog THE DAY THEY FOUND IT. This is a young, healthy dog and they didn't even give it a chance to be adopted. Whoever is making decisions at this shelter has a lot of explaining to do.
Answer Is

Eau Claire, WI

#13 Mar 3, 2011
Jesus - This baby pup is Jesus Christ!
Miracle. You have to be Hitler to destroy
animals like this on a daily basis.
Deb A

Seattle, WA

#14 Mar 4, 2011
For all the people that end up NOT adopting this dog - please continue the process and adopt another dog in need. I am always amazed at how many people show up to adopt the dog with the story and leave all the rest in the shelter to be euthanized.
Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

#15 Mar 4, 2011
Why was this animal euthanized the same day he was found? Don't they try to find homes before they euthanize dogs? Very upseting!
originally from this town

Coffeyville, KS

#16 Mar 4, 2011
There poor excuse for a dog pound is no where anybody would want to go to adopt a dog.They take the dogs with intent to kill them.That is one crooked town.

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