JACK: IRAQ DOG

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Beneficiary: JACK Organizer: Puppy Rescue Mission

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JACK

 

We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.    ~Desmond Tutu

 

 

Jack's Story: 

From a Marine:  Jack is approximately an 18 month old Desert Shepherd, tan in color, who is a victim of the Iraq War. While in Kuwait, I came upon him at a rescue and rehab facility, after I was taken to him and asked if I could help this poor soul to escape the Middle East and the memories of what he went through. He was caught up in a bad situation one day in Iraq, and walked into the wrong place at the wrong time. In addition to being beaten by a local in the skirmish, he was hit in the right rear leg with a high velocity round, which shattered his leg, and left it hanging off with not much left. After being hit by weapons fire, the locals kept beating him to try to end this poor boy's life. But he did not die. He survived to have his leg removed, but bears the emotional scars of his day in combat. Jack is very afraid of people, and shakes and trembles when someone approaches him. He is not aggressive at all in the least, and will allow you to pet him, love him, groom him, and give him all the attention you can muster. He will even give deep belly groans as his way of saying he likes the attention. Some people might interpret this as a growl, but it is just Jack showing his appreciation and happiness at the gentle touch he has not been familiar with.

    Jack suffers from PTSD, as so many of us, including myself, who have been in theatre do. Jack needs a warm home with a loving and patient hand who can guide him out of his shell,and allow him to trust again. Jack should be placed in a home with no small children, as the noise and screams will just frighten him. Ideally, Jack should be an only dog to start, as he needs to be the center of attention to learn reassurance and to trust people again after his traumatic experience. Whoever ends up with Jack will be a very lucky person. He is an incredible dog who deserves the chance to make someone happy, and to be happy himself. If you have it in your heart to welcome Jack into your family and your life, please contact The Puppy Rescue Mission & Sasha's Legacy at adopt@thepuppyrescuemission.org.  

Jack, hopefully a wonderful life awaits you in The Land of the Free, BECAUSE of the BRAVE.

 

Thank You Men and Women for your service to our country.  It is because of your dedication that we live in The Land of the Free, Because of the Brave.  Paw Salute!
The Puppy Rescue Mission, Inc
Soldiers Saving Puppies~Puppies Saving Soldiers
Non Profit 501(c)(3) Organization

All donations are Tax Deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please use your paypal receipt as proof of donation. Send all requests to tax@thepuppyrescuemission.org if you desire to have a year end receipt.

The primary mission of Puppy Rescue Mission is to fundraise and assist soldiers in bringing their furry friends home from war. While PRM's primary mission is to assist soldiers and their furry friends, PRM will also, from time to time, assist an organization in rehoming a stray animal.    http://www.thepuppyrescuemission.org/

 

Checks can be mailed to:

The Puppy Rescue Mission
PO Box 1516
Celina, Texas 75009
Be sure and write the dog that you are donating to on the check. 


For anyone who has an animal they wish to rescue from Afghanistan, please send an email to:   anna@thepuppyrescuemission.org      Please use the subject heading "Package".    All requests for rescues must go via this email address from your personal email.     Thank You! 

~Watching Miracles Happen~

In the event that there are funds remaining from the donations for this animal and any of the animals, The Puppy Rescue Mission Board of Directors will use the excess funds where necessary.

 

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