Judy Obregon, founder of a dog rescue group called The Abandoned Ones, got a call about a stray Poodle-mix she had been trying to save. But once she saw the photo of the dog lying there, she knew she was too late. He was already gone.
Obregon got a call earlier about local kids tormenting the dog.
“Kids were throwing food out on the street, so the dog would run out onto the street,” Obregon told The Dodo. “Then neighbors saw some children tying a water hose around his neck.”
Obregon diligently went back to the neighborhood three times, attempting to catch the dog but to no avail. Then the woman who contacted her about the dog in the first place sent her that heartbreaking photo, it broke her heart. If only she was able to catch him sooner.
“I started crying because I felt like I didn’t do enough,” Obregon said. “I felt like I wasn’t there on time to get to this dog before he ended up in this situation.”
Still, the dog didn’t deserve to lie there like that so Obregon went immediately to him. When she got there, the most incredible, unexpected thing happened.
“When I came to him, he was still in the same spot, but his head was up,” Obregon said. “I was probably the happiest person in the world.”
Obregon picked the dog up and named him Gully. She was certain if she didn’t get there when she did, he really… >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .