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#1 Nut

Posted 06 December 2012 - 03:54 PM

After deciding to rescue a dog and bring home a companion for the dog they already had, Emma started to look into the behind the scenes working of dog rescue. When the fatigue associated with MS took over her life and forced her to quit her job she found fulfillment among the rescue community, transporting dogs between shelters and foster organisations.

Read Emma's story here: http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/life-style...1206-2axm5.html

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#2 Chelli

Posted 06 December 2012 - 04:44 PM

Thank you Emma for all the work you do for these beautiful animals!

#3 *Ker*

Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:09 PM

Well done Emma! Love hearing rescue stories.

#4 Freckles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:16 AM

Thanks folks. I know I only do a little bit, but every little bit helps. I love knowing that dogs are alive because I was able to help. original.gif

#5 PurpleNess

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:24 AM

Great work Emma! Cuddles those big boofy doggies for me :-)

#6 librablonde

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:24 AM

Emma, thank you so much for helping save these beautiful doggies. You're their guardian angel, I'm sure original.gif I love big dogs, the more drool, slobber and big goofy grins the better I say! biggrin.gif

#7 Guest_Maybelle_*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:41 AM

What a wonderful person you are, Emma!

Our big rescue dog has given us so much love and joy  wub.gif

#8 Therese

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:45 PM

Em,  I really admire what you do for these special dogs.  You are a wonderful person and you make a real difference to dogs in need original.gif

#9 Freckles

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:42 AM

I should say that the dog in the pic with the story is Boof. He was saved from Renbury Farm pound by Big Dog Rescue. At the time that I picked him up he was rather severely emaciated. He had been surrendered because he "ate too much"! ohmy.gif  nno.gif He was so sweet and gentle. I was sitting in the boot of my car with Boof on leash when he decided to jump in next to me, just for some love and affection. wub.gif What a gorgeous boy he is, I could happily have taken him home and kept him 'furever'. He was adopted within 2 days of arriving at Big Dig Rescue and is now in a home where he is loved and treated as he should be, not starved because he eats too much. Boof is one of the many dogs that I have transported who has touched my life. original.gif




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