Harlequin Haven Great Dane Rescue

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Bethel, Ohio 45106

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Love And Devotion
By An Abandoned Dane at HHGDR

What is true love and devotion? Few humans will ever know. Few humans are capable of true love and devotion. I had true love and devotion for my human family. Unfortunately they were incapable of this same true love and devotion. I would have jumped off a tall building, swum the deepest sea, and would have done anything for you. But, even though the shelter and Rescue begged you to keep me and let me live out my final days with you, you dumped me.

The Rescue and shelter begged and pleaded with you, but you turned away without looking back! You broke my heart beyond repair�I have never hurt as badly as I did that day. I was dumped into the arms of strangers. Strangers who loved me more than you!

The shelter sent me to Rescue hoping I would find a family capable of true love, but I could no longer trust. I no longer believed in true love. My heart was broken, never to trust again.

The dogs and people at Rescue kept telling me to fight my feelings and that there was a forever home waiting for me, but my heart was broken. I did not want a new family. I wanted you! I prayed for days that you would come back for me, but my prayers went unanswered. I gave you 8 years of true love and devotion and in return you dumped me.

If I had one wish, I would wish you are hurting the way I hurt--the way you hurt me. But I know that is impossible. You were uncaring and heartless!

The tears being shed over my dying body are those of strangers that cared more about me than my family of 8 years. I had no fight left in my old body.

I died today in the arms of a Rescue person, who was a stranger in my eyes, but a stranger loved me like I never have been loved before. I died today of a broken heart. My last thoughts were of the family I loved, the family that did not love me.

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