Abandoned Dog Tied Up With Bungee Cords Rescued By Children In Detroit

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Photos via Detroit Pit Crew Facebook Page

In a heartwarming story, four boys – Kenny, Kenneth, Andrew and Kevin – were helping a woman move when they discovered the dog, tied up with bungee cords at an abandoned house.

They named the dog Sparkle.

Kenny, Kenneth, Andrew and Kevin took care of Sparkle until the rescue organization Detroit Pit Crew could help.

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“You could tell they really love this dog,” Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue founder Theresa Sumpter said to WDIV. “They were protective of the dog and wanted to make sure the dog was going to a good place.”

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The Detroit Pit Crew (DPC) dog rescue is a non profit organization. Their mission, according to their website, is to rescue destitute dogs in Detroit, and are a crew of street volunteers that work together to get as many stray, injured, pregnant and destitute dogs off the streets as possible. Their rescue team spends most days out in the streets of Detroit, trapping strays and rescuing dogs out of desperate situations. They also bring to safety dogs that have been used for dog fighting or as bait dogs in dog fighting rings.

The boys were also compensated for their efforts, according to the Facebook page.

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  • Thank you ❤ I hope the owners of the house can be located and charged with multiple charges OF neglect & absuse! HORRIBE PEOPLE! I HOPE THEY ROT IN HELL!

  • The parents of these kids have done a great job raising empathic caring human beings.

    • I admire these four kids. What a great job in rescuing this beautiful dog. Wish we had more stories like this where good comes out of these rescues and caring individuals. God Bless them for saving this dog.

    • SWC…you are so right…especially with the things that go on today…I am proud as hell of these kids and their parents for setting an example and being wonderful, compassionate, tolerant, loving children.

  • I am so proud of these boys! They are the best kind of citizens, helping in their community and stopping the pain and fear of an innocent dog. God Bless every one of them and all the pets they can save.

  • Future vegans? These kids seem like all around caring, compassionate, human beings! They came up on my Facebook under a PETA post!!! Good for them!!! Keep up the great work guys! You’re making a difference!

  • Awesome group of wonderful compassionate kids! WTG to them and their parents!

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