Elizabeth Morrissette
Elizabeth Morrissette

This is such a touching, heart-warming story of Man and his Best Friend; AND a Dog and HIS Best Friend. I only wish more pet owners were like John Unger. He treated Schoep like Family, a Friend, a Soul. They loved each other unconditionally and beyond. Pets do NOT ask to be born, and they certainly do NOT ask to be hurt or abused. They don't expect anything, and they Love without condition! That is the way they deserve to be treated in return; with Love, Compassion, Respect, And that is...

This is such a touching, heart-warming story of Man and his Best Friend; AND a Dog and HIS Best Friend. I only wish more pet owners were like John Unger. He treated Schoep like Family, a Friend, a Soul. They loved each other unconditionally and beyond. Pets do NOT ask to be born, and they certainly do NOT ask to be hurt or abused. They don't expect anything, and they Love without condition! That is the way they deserve to be treated in return; with Love, Compassion, Respect, And that is Exactly what John Unger did for Schoep, and I deeply admire John and want to Thank him from all of my Heart and Soul. John, YOU are truly One-of-a-kind, and you deserve this moment of recognition! Thank you so much for Loving Schoep...Beth & Gary

Mariko Kaonohi
Mariko Kaonohi

He's a beautiful man and this is a beautiful story.

Sandra Fabretti
Sandra Fabretti

John Unger for person of the year!!!

Cindy Harrison
Cindy Harrison

John is a great man, let his love for Schoep be seen around the world. This is how you love and treat animals.

Mihaela Louise
Mihaela Louise

@ Carrie, where does the dog look miserable? Have you read their story? Because of those pictures, Shoep got treatment and felt much better. I've been following John's posts on FB, have you at least bothered to check before judging the man?

Carrie Bates
Carrie Bates
  • Mihaela Louise

Yes I have. And it is great that Shoep gets better every time. He lived an extremely long life! That is great! You spelled Schoep wrong. :(

Ursula Lebkuecher
Ursula Lebkuecher

please send this picture to Korea and china so there can see how to treaded dogs and other animals

Joel Shanning
Joel Shanning

we need more positive stories like this! it's so easy to forget the gentle loving souls like john, but we have so much to learn from them.

Denise Halbert
Denise Halbert
  • Joel Shanning

can any one send me the email addy for the time mag i am in scotland

Neal Bedwell
Neal Bedwell
  • Joel Shanning

Better still let's each try to be our own positive story. Not just see isolated acts of kindness in others disproportionately whilst for many ppl little actually changes in their own lives. How many ppl will cry over John's sad loss but then tuck into their steak and chips without a care in the world. Perspective, perspective, perspective. ......

Shirley Britton
Shirley Britton

I think John and Schoep should be on the cover - so what if he helped "just one dog" ? If everyone helped just one dog, or cat or person think how much better this world would be! I would love to see them on the cover

Neal Bedwell
Neal Bedwell
  • Shirley Britton

Yes I agree Shirley that every opportunity to inspire kindness in others should be made as public as possible. My only question is. . which story out of all the untold ones that takes place all over the world is the most inspiring?

Neal Bedwell
Neal Bedwell
  • Shirley Britton

The more good that will result from being inspired to emulate a given individual's behaviour, the more we should all (hopefully) want that behaviour to be publicised. So try to pick the behaviour that has made the most positive difference to the most individuals and let that inspire people to match it. Helping one dog is a good thing to do and should be applauded. In an ideal world of course it would be nice if more animal advocates generally could be better represented in the media. ...

The more good that will result from being inspired to emulate a given individual's behaviour, the more we should all (hopefully) want that behaviour to be publicised. So try to pick the behaviour that has made the most positive difference to the most individuals and let that inspire people to match it. Helping one dog is a good thing to do and should be applauded. In an ideal world of course it would be nice if more animal advocates generally could be better represented in the media. Sadly 'one dog at a time' will do nothing for the factory farms, the fur farms, the bar bile farms or any of those other things.The a difference bergen,'heart rending' and 'deserving' that is easy to miss sadly.

Shirley Britton
Shirley Britton
  • Shirley Britton

Neal I completely agree with you about the factory and fur farms - unfortunately, I doubt very much that any mainstream magazine would have the guts to put either of those things on the cover Also, so many people refuse to take an honest look at those things

Vincent Turner
Vincent Turner

Amidst all the inhumanity that has become routine fodder in the media, this offers a breath and light of hope. The love, devotion and dedication portrayed in this photo and the events that surround speaks to our higher sense of being.

Keith Swerling
Keith Swerling

He should have gotten the cover of Rolling Stone.

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