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Dog Saves Family Before Dying in House Fire
Breitbart.com ^ | 04/23/2012 | Unattributed

Posted on 04/23/2012 7:02:26 PM PDT by Silentgypsy

A Hillsborough, New Hampshire family lost everything in a fire, including the dog that saved their lives. “I’m not crying for the mess. I’m crying for the dogs,” said Paul Sousa, Sr. as he looked at the charred heap that used to be his trailer home. When fire tore through the home Thursday night, he and his son escaped with just minutes to spare thanks to their five year old beagle, Dupa.

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: bravery; devotion; dog; dogs; family; gooddog; gooddoggie
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1 posted on 04/23/2012 7:02:29 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Joe 6-pack

Ping


2 posted on 04/23/2012 7:03:20 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Silentgypsy
Yep. That last full measure of devotion. That's their job. And they know it. Like the dad that saves his kids and dies in the process.

Good dog. I'm sure he's missed.

/johnny

3 posted on 04/23/2012 7:05:15 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Silentgypsy

DO NOT POST THIS ON THE WHITEHUT WEBSITE. Barry will think its an invite to a bbq.


4 posted on 04/23/2012 7:07:06 PM PDT by bigheadfred (MY PET TAPEWORM (OBIWAN) IS AN INSANE MILITARY HATING LEFTIST)
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To: Silentgypsy

That dog was not a Dupa, in spite of his name he was a Bohater.


5 posted on 04/23/2012 7:11:42 PM PDT by pankot
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To: JRandomFreeper

Another example where I think guardian angels sometimes take the form of dogs.


6 posted on 04/23/2012 7:14:37 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: pankot

Sometimes a mammal can be a dupa his/her whole life and then one day rise to the occasion.


7 posted on 04/23/2012 7:16:23 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Fred Hayek
2 for sure that I know of. One took a rattlesnake bite for me. She did live. But it was ugly. She wasn't my dog, she was a ranch dog, but we were best buds.

The other was there for me when I (unknowingly) rented a former crack house in a cheap neighborhood, and some youts came to visit at 3AM. Randy was my dog, and he's buried in my current back yard. I wanted him buried on the family estate.

/johnny

8 posted on 04/23/2012 7:18:26 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Fred Hayek

“Another example where I think guardian angels sometimes take the form of dogs.”

I have long believed it is not an accident that dog is God spelled backwards.


9 posted on 04/23/2012 7:35:18 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: Slings and Arrows

A touching tale for pet lovers.


10 posted on 04/23/2012 7:47:56 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

11 posted on 04/23/2012 7:48:22 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Silentgypsy

Wow.... If there’s a ‘Doggy Heaven’, this dog will be there.


12 posted on 04/23/2012 7:50:42 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Clintonfatigued

What a wonderful, brave furbaby!

Dang monitor, going blurry...


13 posted on 04/23/2012 7:58:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
...he and his son escaped with just minutes to spare thanks to their five year old beagle, Dupa.

Anyone you know? :O)

14 posted on 04/23/2012 8:02:27 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Silentgypsy

Did they say what started the fire? Usually either a lit cigarette or an electrical issue.


15 posted on 04/23/2012 8:26:04 PM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: Silentgypsy
My pups

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16 posted on 04/23/2012 8:34:02 PM PDT by packrat35 (When will we admit we are now almost a police state?)
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To: I cannot think of a name
I have long believed it is not an accident that dog is God spelled backwards.

Just in case you haven't seen this oldie but excellent goodie:

GoD and DoG

17 posted on 04/23/2012 8:43:24 PM PDT by dorothy ( "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: packrat35

You’re a lucky guy...

CA....


18 posted on 04/23/2012 8:56:58 PM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: Silentgypsy

I bet it was just killing the media that they had confederate flags.


19 posted on 04/23/2012 9:34:50 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Silentgypsy

Yours too?

Clearly the OP is to blame. My monitor operated perfectly before I clicked on this thread.


20 posted on 04/23/2012 9:42:08 PM PDT by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Silentgypsy; Slings and Arrows; packrat35

Just wish I knew how to post some pictures of my pack.
Jack is the most noble and brave guy I have ever met.
Honey is the most loving and dedicated girl I have ever known.
And Georgey is the most delinquent kid I have ever tried to raise, he is still a puppy. I live alone in a very isolated location and would probably go insane without my boys and girl to keep me company and keep me on my toes. They are all pound puppies and I can’t for the life of me figure out why some body else did not want them for part of their family. God has blessed me by sending these angels into my home and my life.


21 posted on 04/24/2012 12:04:51 AM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: 5th MEB
FR HTML Sandbox 2012
22 posted on 04/24/2012 7:21:21 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: 5th MEB

Try this:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2827523/posts
I’d love to see photos of your pack!


23 posted on 04/24/2012 7:32:47 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Slings and Arrows

Oh. Oops.


24 posted on 04/24/2012 7:37:03 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Silentgypsy

No worries.


25 posted on 04/24/2012 8:00:15 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Silentgypsy
Sadly, Obama prefers dog well-done.... sarc.
26 posted on 04/24/2012 8:05:19 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Joe 6-pack

*snif-snif*

Some days the Rainbow Bridge is only open for heroes.


27 posted on 04/24/2012 8:18:02 AM PDT by Monkey Face
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To: Monkey Face


A Three Poodle Hero-odle Salute!
28 posted on 04/24/2012 1:31:15 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: BigEdLB

My dream is to have a Standard Poodle, but I seldom see one, much less, can afford one. *sigh*

Those are some VERY handsome companions! Thanks for posting them!

*hugs to each*


29 posted on 04/24/2012 1:38:54 PM PDT by Monkey Face (Four main food groups: chocolate, champagne, strawberries and chocolate. {le me})
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To: Silentgypsy
Dogs are such incredible companions. If he had 5 cats instead of the 5 dogs, the cats would have all escaped, the family would have perished and the fire investigators would have found a torched bag of catnip as the source.
30 posted on 04/24/2012 1:46:34 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: liberalh8ter

Sweetie, I beg to differ. My husband tried to avoid falling on one of our cats who faked him out; he fell, injuring his knee. At the time, we had three cats who came over to him while he was on the floor, writhing in pain. They gathered around him, guarded him, and wouldn’t leave. The Creator has blessed us w/superlative canine and feline companions. Perhaps you haven’t been blessed w/the correct cats.


31 posted on 04/24/2012 5:54:30 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Silentgypsy
I'm not a cat person and my post was based on the very hilarious cat/dog diary. If you haven't read it, I highly recommend looking it up and reading it.
32 posted on 04/25/2012 5:41:00 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: liberalh8ter

Is that the one in which the dog is having an incredibly good time and the cat is chafing under the cruel human captors and plotting his escape?


33 posted on 04/25/2012 4:46:32 PM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Silentgypsy

That’s the one!


34 posted on 04/25/2012 5:23:58 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Peter from Rutland

it was a wiring problem im paul jr s best friend and to those wonderind tippy is still around


35 posted on 11/22/2013 3:18:20 AM PST by mikeask66
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To: Secret Agent Man

do you not like the flag paul is my best friend and that flag has been fixed and its going up in his new home we should have the new home done this week


36 posted on 11/22/2013 3:18:20 AM PST by mikeask66
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To: Silentgypsy

“The Creator has blessed us w/superlative canine and feline companions.”

Definitely. We had to have one of our kitties euthanized last week and (I’m ashamed to say) I took it harder than when my father died. Of course, the cat was the sweetest and most loving animal we’ve ever had, and Dad was a SOB. That could have something to do with it. Little Duke’s brother and sister appear to be dealing with some separation anxiety and depression now that he’s gone. And we’re having a rough time, too.


37 posted on 11/22/2013 3:36:04 AM PST by MayflowerMadam ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, just wait until it's free." P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: MayflowerMadam

They wrap their little paws around our hearts....


38 posted on 11/22/2013 9:57:12 AM PST by Silentgypsy (Mondays should be outlawed.)
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