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Passengers Step Over Helpless Stray Puppy To Board The Bus

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on February 29, 2024

We are fortunate that there are everyday heroes—many who stop at nothing to do the right thing regardless of how it’s received. We often picture these ‘modern superheroes’ as adults. But in this story, the human who saves the day is actually a little girl. A helpless stray puppy was nibbling some food at a bus stop. Someone had been kind enough to leave him a handful of kibble. As he hurried to eat, passengers stepped over him to get on the bus. It was as if he didn’t exist!


The last heartless passenger to walk over him was a man who made his way to the back of the bus. Before the vehicle began to move, a little girl sitting on the bus saw the puppy outside her window. She was horrified. How could these adults be so cruel and unfeeling? How could they ignore his plight? She ran off the bus, grabbed the puppy, and carried him inside.


The bus driver looked on through the rearview mirror and silently approved with a smirk across his face. The little girl sat down with the puppy and buckled up. She was pleased with herself, knowing she did the right thing despite the fact that the grown-up humans had set a terrible example for her. As soon as she began to relax with the puppy, the man who was the last to get onto the bus stood up and made his way over.


He scolded the girl for bringing a dirty stray puppy aboard and demanded she leave with him this instant. What follows in this short video is absolutely awesome! While there are some callous people out there, this video proves that goodhearted everyday heroes will prevail– no matter their age!

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