Prince, a dog rescued from the dog-meat trade in Asia, came to live on a ranch in California.
FOUNDATION TO HELP MORE RESCUES THIS YEAR
The Allie Foundation is getting ready to disburse more funds to animal-welfare organizations. So far this year, the foundation has donated $1,000 to Soi Dog, an organization that dedicates itself to helping dogs caught up in Asia’s merciless dog meat trade; and $300 to Legacy Dog Rescue, an organization in Youngstown, Ohio, that helps street dogs and cats there.
After being sold, they are crammed into cages and taken to be killed, where they are tortured first because of the belief that the torture will make the meat more tender.
Prince was hanged by his neck for hours before rescuers found him. Soi Dog found a loving home for him on a ranch in California.
The animals suffer horribly. But Soi Dog also is working to change hearts and minds about eating dog meat. They run a large shelter in Thailand, where dogs and also cats await adoption. They place their animals in homes throughout the world. They are making a big difference in a heartbreaking atrocity. Learn more about them at ww.soidog.org.
Boots, a puggle, became a Legacy dog on Christmas Eve 2017. His former owners had kept him tied to a pole in the basement, says foster mom Denise Dick of Youngstown.
She also fosters Rebel, a mastiff mix who was extremely thin when found on the streets in 2015, she said.
Legacy has a spay-neuter program and offers some financial assistance to pet owners or other rescue organizations. They are funded through donations and events. The Allie Foundation sponsored their April fundraising banquet and raffle, with a $300 donation for the dessert table.
Learn more about them and see their animals up for adoption at www.ldrofohio.org/
Rebel, left, and Boots are two “foster fails” who now have a loving home thanks to Legacy Dog Rescue of Youngstown, Ohio.