A Christmas Miracle for Biggie, an Abandoned German Shepherd

BiggieAs you may recall, my friend Eldad Hagar with Hope for Paws, is one of my favorite animal advocates. He gets calls about abandoned animals and somehow gains the trust of these poor, sweet creatures so they can be gently apprehended. He records these rescues on film with simple, low-tech videography. The rescues show us the power of love and patience, and that hope isn’t just an empty promise.

This video is especially touching to watch with a community pitching in together to save an abandoned German Shepherd. The dog is a big, sweet, but nervous boy who is very brave to submit to the rescue efforts out of a dangerous situation. This clip also features rare footage of Eldad, who is normally hidden behind the camera, so this is a treat!

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Animal Advocates, Part 2: Hope for Paws

I’m really excited to introduce you to this next person I met at BlogPaws 2012! Eldad Hagar was a fellow student in that video class I mentioned in yesterday’s blog that was hosted by Kenn Bell from The Dog Files. Apparently, even without all the great tips we learned from Mr. Bell, Mr. Hagar has managed to shoot some amazing videos that have become YouTube sensations. This dog pictured here is the famous Fiona who has garnered millions of views. It’s hard to believe this is the same dog! Continue reading