She Pleaded With Anyone To Give Her A New Home After Her Family Threw Her Out

A sweet dog later named Vivian was cruelly abandoned by her family. They dragged her out of their home during a storm and tied her to a potted plant down the street.

Vivian didn’t understand what was going on. She continued to smile and bark as each person passed by, thinking her family would come back for her but they never did.

A local rescue heard about Vivian and drove over to see her. The storm was brutal! The wind gusts were picking up leaves and garbage off the street and blowing them around.

Vivian was small and afraid but she tried her best to be brave. She whimpered but then as the rescuers approached, her whole demeanor changed!

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Vivian stood up, used her little paws, and begged to be rescued. The volunteers had never seen a dog do this before! Vivian was so happy to see them that she couldn’t stop smiling.

She sat there calmly as the rescuers prepared a clean crate with a nice new blanket. Vivian was never going to be alone again!

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The sweet little dog was taken to their shelter where she met some new friends. The vet gave her a clean bill of health. In fact, the vet was floored by Vivian’s abandonment.

She was well-cared for, groomed, and trained. He made some calls to see why Vivian’s family didn’t want her anymore.

A neighbor of theirs explained that they wanted nothing to do with her. It was cruel and cold and no one could understand it.

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Thankfully, Vivian already has potential adopters interested in the sweet girl. These are good people who understand adopting a dog is a forever commitment.

We are so happy Vivian will live a stable, comfortable, loving life with a family she can count on. To see her rescue, and her big smiles, scroll on down.

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10 of the Smartest Dogs in the World:


A friend of mine has a beautiful Dalmatian. Friendly, energetic and lovable, she was a perfect family pet… but she wasn’t the smartest pooch on the planet. See, she knew how to go through the pet door out into the garden, but she had no clue how to get back inside. It never occurred to her that the flap could swing both ways. So she would sit outside and howl until my friend would open the door.

Repeated demonstrations of the dual movement of the flap had no effect; it just did not compute. The dog breeds on this list, however, probably don’t have that problem. They’re widely considered to be among the cleverest canines in the world. Take a look and see if you agree.

1. German Shepherd

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No surprise here. German Shepherds are the world’s best police dogs, military dogs, and some have even been movie stars (remember Rin Tin Tin?). Brave, loyal, smart and strong, they’re the total package.

2. Beagle

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Also on the list of the best family-friendly dogs in the world, the Beagle has an incredible nose that lets them sniff out just about anything. Born detectives, they’re not the most trainable pets, but they are smart. And hey, nobody ever accused Snoopy of being dumb.

3. Golden Retriever

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A popular choice for assistance dogs for their easy temperament, natural intelligence and loyalty, Golden Retrievers are natural guides and also serve as great rescue dogs. Active and fun to be around, they’re wonderful family pets.

4. Border Collie

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Border Collies are considered by many to be the geniuses of the dog world. Expert herders, laser-focused (they’re known for their intense stare), and incredibly agile to boot, they’re workaholics and excellent athletes. Just don’t expect to keep one cooped up in an apartment.

5. Poodle


Did you know poodles were originally hunting dogs? They respond very well to training and are quick to learn tricks. So don’t let the fluffy looks and styled mane fool you! These dogs are among the smart canines around. Plus, they’re among the best dogs in the world for those who suffer allergies.

6. Belgian Malinois


A terrific military dog, the Malinois is a natural herder, tracker and worker. Smart, trainable and protective, these dogs require an owner who knows what he or she is doing. In addition to the military, Malinois are often recruited as guard dogs and police dogs as well.

7. Papillon

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Named for their butterfly-shaped ears, papillons are small, cute and pretty smart. They’re considered the smartest of the toy dog breed, with intelligence levels comparable to the über-smart border collie. They’re alert and focused pets, and loyal and lovable: an ideal friend for he family.

8. Doberman


Sadly, Dobermans are known more for their ferocity than their smarts, but these are considered among the most intelligent dogs in the world, as well as one of the most effective guard dogs around. They’re outstanding students known to be affectionate and obedient.

9. Bloodhound

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Don’t let the wrinkles and dopey expression fool you! Bloodhounds have the keenest of noses, and are often used for trailing (so much so that their evidence can be used in court against you!). These are loving but strong-willed dogs, and are often used on search and rescue missions.

10. Australian Cattle Dog

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You need a smart, determined and energetic dog to control unruly cows. And that’s just what the Australian Cattle Dog, or ACD, does. They’re intelligent enough to herd these much larger creatures, and while they need their independence and wide open spaces, they’re eager workers who know how to get the job done.

Did we miss your brainy dog on this list? If so, write in and let us know about it!

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