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Heavy-Hearted Dog In ‘Baking Sun,’ Gazed With Hope As Sound Closed In

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 November 27, 2022

In the “baking hot” temperatures of South Africa, a dog lay by her lonesome in a heap of garbage inside a well.

A concerned caller phoned Sidewalk Specials after witnessing the cruel reality of why the dog was there: she had been dumped by a callous owner that no longer wanted her. Sidewalk Specials raced over knowing the temperatures would continue to soar and the dog could not help herself.

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The poor girl was trapped and desperately needed a helping hand to escape her circumstances. A rescuer climbed down into the well. She was going to make sure that this pup was going to make it! She placed a leash around her and tried to get her to walk on her own but she wasn’t moving… she was in shock from trauma. The woman had no choice but to pick her up and carry her to safety.

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There was a ladder to aid them. The rescuer had no idea if the dog attempted to escape the well of garbage on her own and froze out of sheer terror. But it no longer mattered. She handed the dog over to another rescuer and the kind man carried her to their vehicle.

Finally, the dog was safe, and it was Sidewalk Specials’ mission to change her life. And boy did they ever! To continue this heartwarming journey, scroll down and press ‘play.’ We are beyond grateful that this dog was rescued in time!

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