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Hope for Paws is an awesome animal rescue organization based in Los Angeles that is dedicated to saving homeless animals from a life of danger and despair on the streets. They have accomplished some extraordinary rescues over the years, and the rescue featured in the above video is no exception.

After other rescue attempts had failed, the Hope for Paws team set out to use their expertise to save the little sandy dog who was alone roaming the streets in a rough industrial area. The sweet girl was understandably scared and wary, making saving her all the more challenging. She was too quick for the trap they set up, so they had to resort to another method — earning her trust and then grabbing her. Please make note that this method is NOT recommended as it could cause serious injury.

Luckily, the little dog, who rescuers named Opal, calmed down after realizing they were there to help her, and after a nice bath and a lot of TLC, her gentle happy-go-lucky personality began to emerge. Opal is now in a foster home awaiting her forever home.

If you are able, please consider making a donation to Hope for Paws so they can continue to save more abandoned homeless animals like Opal. If you are interested in adopting Opal, inquire on the Pawprints in the Sand website, here.

And please remember to share this story with your family and friends as a reminder why it is so important to adopt!

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10 comments on “You Will Be on the Edge of Your Seat Watching Rescuers Go to Extreme Measures to Save Dog From the Streets (VIDEO)”

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Alisa Wolf
3 Months Ago

I never got to see the video due to all the adds popping up. Do i want to subscribe to a site that wont let me see the video due to adds.....um nope, I love animàls and wanted to see the video.

3 Months Ago


Francene Kilichowski
3 Months Ago

Hope for Paws has been questionable for some time.

Paul Scott Premo
04 Dec 2017

In what way?

Sheryl Burri
05 Dec 2017

They share all of their videos on you tube and I'm sure if you had questions you could message them on their facebook page and they would answer you. I don't understand your claim when they rescue, foster and find homes for animals. What is questionable about them?

Elsje Parsons Massyn
06 Dec 2017

Francene Kilichowski - why not celebrate that Opal was saved from the streets, and are now safe and happy with a foster parent waiting to be adopted than criticise Eldad and Loretta because you heard "false rumours" about them.
Please state your facts with proof BEFORE you criticise.

Christine Hilary Cooper
3 Months Ago

These people are truly amazing. They restore my faith in mankind. I so wish I had the health and youth to make a difference for animal's.

Sam Risebrow
05 Dec 2017

I watched this last night. So uplifting that some people do care.

Athena Griffiths
3 Months Ago

Love Happy Endings! Thank you Hope for Paws!

3 Months Ago



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