stray dog lured by food - HopeForPaws photoA homeless dog had been living on the streets of Los Angeles for nearly ten years until someone called the group Hope for Paws and told them the large mixed breed could be spotted on Google Maps.

The group’s founder and executive director Eldad Hagar first lured the dog from under a truck with pieces of cheeseburger. He recorded the entire street rescue on video to help raise money for and awareness of Hope for Paws.

Once safe, the dog named Sonya needed her mangled coat shaved, and surgeries for tumors. Now she is living happily with a foster family.

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Thanks to Craig Withers for submitting the link!


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