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Just too sweet...A dog story

Posted by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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This is a story about a dog who was born on Christmas Eve in 2002.

He was born with 3 legs - 2 healthy hind legs and 1 abnormal front leg which needed to be amputated.
He of course could not walk when he was born. He was rejected by his mother.





His first owner also did not think that he could survive. Therefore, he was thinking of putting him to sleep.

At this time, his present owner Jude Stringfellow came into his life and wanted to take care of him.

She was determined to teach and train this dog to walk by himself. She thought, all we need is a little faith.

Therefore she named him 'Faith.'




In the beginning, she put Faith on a surf board to let him feel the movements of the water. Later she used peanut butter on a spoon as a lure and to reward him for standing up and jumping around. Even the other dogs at home helped to encourage him to walk. Amazingly, after only 6 months, like a miracle, Faith learned
to balance on his 2 hind legs and jumped to move forward. After further training in the snow, he can now walk like a human being.




Faith loves to walk around now.
No matter where he goes, he just attracts all the people around him. He is now becoming famous on the international scene. He has appeared in various newspapers and TV shows. There is even one book entitled 'With a little faith' being published about him.

He was even considered to appear in one of Harry Potter movies.




His present owner Jude Stringfellow gave up her teaching job and took him around the world to preach,
'that even without a perfect body, one can have a perfect soul.'
























In life there are always undesirable things.

Perhaps a person who feels things are not going as well as they could will feel better if they change their point of view
and see things from another perspective.

Perhaps this message will bring fresh new ways of thinking to everyone.
Perhaps everyone can appreciate and
be thankful for each beautiful day that follows.

Life is the continual demonstration of the power of thinking positive and having faith.

Believe in yourself.

Never lose faith.


by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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WhiteTigerLily
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:22 PM

cryingOmg!! That is just so sweet it made me spring a leak!! Amazing, just goes to show that all anyone needs is a chance. Thanks for the post!

Amaris_amor
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:22 PM

Aw.. that actually made me cry!

P13
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:28 PM

That is such a  good story thanks for sharing. Now I want to go out and get me a little dog like that haha I'm such a softy :)

EsmeVincent
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 2:35 PM

I know what yall mean, I saw this email I got from my aunt who is more of an animal person than a people person and this made me cry too.  Everytime I see a email like this, and most of the time they are from her, they make me cry


EsmeVincent
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 4:27 PM

Come on yall, are debates the only crap you reply to?  BUMP!!


itsnotaboutm765
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 4:30 PM

Haha my friend actually had a cat just like that it was so funny.

mommalyon66
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 4:32 PM

cryingThat was waaaay too sweet!!! Made me tear up..hubby even says that was amazing!!!

DakotaRose
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 4:35 PM

 I so love this sweet little pup... he is amazing.I have seen this email before and everytime I read about him, he makes me smile.

EsmeVincent
by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 9:50 PM

BUMP


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