“Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” Taking the phrases of this standard quote from dog behaviorist and canine teacher Karen Davison to center, snowboarder not too long ago Maddie Mastro grew to become her Olympic revel in in South Korea right into a golden alternative to assist in the rescue of a dog from the canine meat industry.
Mastro, who noticed the aggravating sight of a canine meat farm all the way through her keep in Pyeongchang, helped a Korean Jindo named Jado on her flight to a brand new existence in the United States. Before heading house, the 2018 X Games bronze medalist (and proud puppy guardian to a few rescue canines!) knowledgeable her fanatics by means of Instagram:
“I were given me a flight friend! I’m flying house with this doggo so she will get a greater likelihood at having a loving/being concerned circle of relatives. I’m glad to give you the option to be part of serving to those canines, even though it’s only one. I additionally inspire others to become involved to lend a hand have those doggos lives. Just take a look at that face, how are you able to say no! #savekoreandogs
Due to the blended effort of Mastro, rescuers from Save Korean Dogs and The Barking Lot Rescue Jado is now secure in the care of the San Diego, California non-profit. Since its get started in 2010 The Barking Lot has stored the lives of greater than five,000 canines who had been dealing with their fates in shelters, and from past due 2016 the all-volunteer rescue has been providing a 2d likelihood to our four-legged pals who’ve been stored from the canine meat industry in Thailand via a partnership with Soi Dog Foundation.
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Photo Credit: The Barking Lot; Maddie Mastro