Gloria Hoeft
Gloria Hoeft

If only more people were like John Unger, the world would be a better place !!

Cristle Jackson
Cristle Jackson

Copy & paste the above picture in your email to the editor. if only there were more people in the world like John. He knows the true value of a companion animal.

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. :(

Joel Danger Shanning
Joel Danger 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 Danger Shanning

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

Neal Bedwell
Neal Bedwell
  • Joel Danger 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.

Patricia Thomas
Patricia Thomas

Let the love of pets be known around the world

Ginger Wirt
Ginger Wirt

I have seen this picture on Pinterest and do not understand exactly what the comments below are about except that someone said she would not "put her dogs down unless they were openly wounded"! I just put my dear Ladybug to sleep because her back legs gave out and she could no longer go to the bathroom. For me to do anything else would have been extremely cruel and selfish. It was very hard, heartbreaking and it will take a long time to get over it. I did it because I love her and she...

I have seen this picture on Pinterest and do not understand exactly what the comments below are about except that someone said she would not "put her dogs down unless they were openly wounded"! I just put my dear Ladybug to sleep because her back legs gave out and she could no longer go to the bathroom. For me to do anything else would have been extremely cruel and selfish. It was very hard, heartbreaking and it will take a long time to get over it. I did it because I love her and she depends on me to keep her safe, happy, and able to have a reasonable quality to her life. I say to Janet that she may find her position to be very unfair to her little dogs. Beyond that, I 100% support getting John Unger on the cover of Time magazine! Ginger Wirt

Carrie Bates
Carrie Bates
  • Ginger Wirt

I am so sorry you had to say good bye to your sweet Ladybug! It is so hard to say goodbye and I have gone through it a few times. It takes time and a lot of crying but you will pull through. Just like humans they are always with us. And, we can feel them all around us :)

See more comments…