Meet Butterbean, the abandoned dog who finally had a forever home, but there is a story behind it.


If you’re a dog owner, then you just know how much of a blessing having a dog in your house is. Dogs are incredibly kind and compassionate. They are lifetime companions, and always the best friends you could ask for in those times of trouble.

However, having a dog at home is also a huge responsibility, and sometimes people who take up dog ownership and have dogs as pets are just simply not very fit for this big responsibility. And because of that, those neglected dogs suffer. Every day, we hear lots of stories about dogs and cats and other pets who are suffering because their owners are neglectful and just not ready for the responsibility of owning a pet. And this story is not different; however, it has a happy ending!


A photo recently went viral on the internet; it shows a dog, desperately chasing after a pickup truck driving away from it. According to witnesses, the owner of the dog was driving and was actually abandoning the dog that very minute. Luckily, the Louisiana Humane Society was able to find the dog, since she disappeared after the photo was taken. Her name is Butterbean and she is a beautiful German shepherd mix. The Louisiana Humane Society worked hard until they were able to track down her owner, and they actually bought her for $400. However, the owner is now facing legal action. As for Butterbean, thousands of foster applications flooded in, and she has finally found her forever home with a man who says that he “treats her as if she were his own child.” We are so glad for this happy ending for Butterbean and her owner, and we hope that one day people will realize how much of a painful experience it is for a dog to get abandoned by their owner.


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