Homeless dog tries to scare me away with her big teeth! 😬
I met Lotus in the L.A. River where she could have run away in every possible direction, but instead, she decided to confront me!!! It was all pretty amazing considering how sick she was.
I don't want to share more on this story - it's best to just watch it 😉
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Our friends at The Little Red Dog offered to foster her through her recovery from Thrombocytopenia.
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  • Peter

    She definitely has German shepherd in her. So happy she was rescued and he medical condition is treatable. I'm smiling as I write this response as my own rescued female German shepherd I adopted just after Easter is fast asleep beside me on the couch, snoring ever so lightly without a care in the world. She too is such a beautiful dog.

  • EllieLouise18

    Oh my gosh😓such a sweetie behind those teeth🥰

  • Just Ho
    Just Ho

    Many thanks to you guys for the great job👍👍👍❤

  • Caitlin Valentic
    Caitlin Valentic

    You guys are incredible for helping the animals people ignore

  • Piotr Kraczkowski
    Piotr Kraczkowski

    You need two planks connected with wheels in order to put them under both ends of the cage, so you do not frighten an animal and tire yourself by carrying the cage with hands. And two kind of small "hooks" on both ends of the cage (being part of it) would allow you to hold only one end of the cage when necessary during passing a mesh fence. .

  • Just Another Person
    Just Another Person

    Sh has a beautiful face sad eyes, she just doesn’t know it will be ok.

  • Carol Vasconcellos
    Carol Vasconcellos

    Que fofo!!!! ❤❤❤

  • Brenna Blaylock
    Brenna Blaylock

    I think Eldad is part puppy..he is great!

  • Gessica Stancari
    Gessica Stancari

    Scalda il cuore vedere questa splendida cagnolina finalmente salva e giocosa

  • Krista M.Snodgrass
    Krista M.Snodgrass

    She loved that bath! So sweet!!

  • Dawn Zaffuto
    Dawn Zaffuto

    Lotus was so frightened of the giant world around her, and she didn't know how to ask for help. It's clear how much she just wants to give love freely. I wish her all the best life can give her, she's a beautiful, lovely girl who deserves a loving home. ❤🐾❤🐾😊

  • Gunther Ultrabolt Novacrunch
    Gunther Ultrabolt Novacrunch

    The theme song is the same one Active self protection uses.

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    Very thank you helpful for poor dog. God bless you. 🙏🙏🙏

  • Tran The Cutest
    Tran The Cutest


  • Kip Schwanke
    Kip Schwanke

    Eldad, very cool!!!! Is it just me, or would you say the women have more success approaching or calming most of the dogs? Is it possible it is a hormonal thing, where they see males as the...hunter side of things or? Thoughts?

  • R H
    R H

    Beautiful rescue, what a lovely dog, well done HFP, hope she finds a great home soon.

  • Emilio Salcedo
    Emilio Salcedo

    Wow es preciosa. Mil gracias por salvar a esta pequeña 😍😍😍

  • Illy


  • corn

    she has the same face as my dog. i teared up a little.

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    I felt we must separate political responsibility. The Dalai Lama should not carry that burden. So that is my selfish reason - to protect the old Dalai Lama tradition. It is safer without political involvement.

  • Trần Thế
    Trần Thế

    Pisicile sunt animale foarte frumoase😻😻😻👍

  • Tran The Cutest
    Tran The Cutest

    I am very happy with this person and the beautiful cute litle dog God bless you thank you for the beautiful historia

  • kroakie4

    She has the sweetest and softest eyes. Thanks for helping her to make a full recovery! Seeing terrified dogs come out of their shells when they sense love is so therapeutic and heartwarming!

  • Chimmer

    sweet pupper

  • CA2SD

    Stop chopping onions!! My heart is full of joy.

  • Trần Thế
    Trần Thế

    Aw such a sweetheart?!😜

  • Tiana Minor
    Tiana Minor

    I have the itiopathic thrombocytopenia

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    It's always nice when a pair of rescue animals who befriend each other go to the same forever home.

  • Chloe Peanut Picasso
    Chloe Peanut Picasso

    I felt bad for her because it shut on her

  • grvngewvrthyシ

    she’s so cute and sweet i cantt 🥺💕

  • Irene Ewens
    Irene Ewens

    Poor girl was exhausted after her hard life and the stress of her rescue. It seemed she took a while to take it all in.

  • Chris M
    Chris M

    They should get keys to access places like this so they don't have to be climbing and hoisting cages over fences. That's dangerous and they don't deserve to have to take any extra risks.

  • Jena Ostertag
    Jena Ostertag

    I love this channel! Helping furry friends in need:)

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    Живодёры, ну когда же вы подохните в страшных муках? Спасибо добрые люди за спасение собачечки!

  • Jose Lopez
    Jose Lopez

    Hope for paws... thank you for taking lotus...he is a such gentle boy. Much love indeed ❤️❤️❤️❤️😘

  • Tran The Cutest
    Tran The Cutest

    I don't know how anyone would do or let such a sweet pup go threw such pain. Thanks to all who helped this pretty baby.

  • Monyx2

    I have ITP. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura. It is by no means a death sentence, but it does need to be diagnosed. It is an autoimmune disease that needs someone to keep an eye on it. I have, luckily, always done well at low platelet counts.

  • jpatrick1967

    Why the fuck would you aggressively keep saying “no” to a dog who’s clearly afraid? She was probably abused by her owner and they would say “no” every time they beat her. Jesus Christ...do a better fucking job next time.

  • winder zhao
    winder zhao

    The immense machine unknowingly post because fruit logically prick along a fallacious feedback. tangy, gamy jewel

  • Elani Aniyvwia
    Elani Aniyvwia

    A beautiful name for a beautiful lady!!!

  • Shilo Allard
    Shilo Allard

    Lotus is a sweet big baby girl 🥺😍❤️

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips: nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection.

  • Patrice Star
    Patrice Star

    You are so amazing...the dogs and cats can sense that you are a good person and mean them no harm...💝

  • B N
    B N


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  • Alexia Ribeiro
    Alexia Ribeiro

    Such a great love for this channel! 💗

  • Theda Bara
    Theda Bara

    She is so sweet. I am glad to see the funding going well. My cat just had to have a tooth pulled and it cost nearly a thousand dollars. Medical care for animals is expensive!

  • Sarah Colbert
    Sarah Colbert

    Best Christmas present I gave to myself was the monthly donation to these guys. Makes my heart feel good...💖

  • New Moon Energetics
    New Moon Energetics

    I think I’ve figured it out. Eldad is part dog. They listen to him and follow him and finally just surrender to him cause they all get that he is for real also a dog. Just sayin’


    Reverence is a feeling experienced by a person to God and a dog to a person. ©Ambrose Bierce.

  • Yogini Puryag
    Yogini Puryag

    She is relaxed because she knows the best thing is to fall in the hope for paws trap


    Hello, we are helping the animals, we are feeding them, we are treating those who had an accident. Can you help us with food or you can support by subscribing.

  • LauraBeeDannon

    She looks like a dutchie or melenios mix..beauty and brains🤗🐶

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    This poor little guy must of been abandoned, he was too friendly to be a stray. Thank goodness that sewage company was there, I would hate to think if they weren't there at the right time and place what would of happen to Beethoven. God bless everyone involved in rescuing sweet precious Beethoven. 🐱🐱🥰🥰🙂🙂

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    Thank you viktor, you're rescuers, & team, you're special people, in my eyes! For the love & care, any animal! God bless everyone of you! ❤❤❤❤

  • Koning Bolo
    Koning Bolo

    She is lovely...

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    Keep doing what your doing saving animal life’s

  • Aggie Kiss
    Aggie Kiss

    Hey i just clicked in donate and than after picking the amount clicked in next - nut it took me to a youtube page that said “ this page is not available “ or something like that. Anyone else is having this issue? I think this happened to me before . I remember trying to donate a few months back.

  • Chris Gibb
    Chris Gibb

    Thank you, for all you do! Heaven holds a special place for human’s like you! God bless you!

  • Valentina Servin
    Valentina Servin

    Who saves a life saves the whole world 😁🐶💖👍

  • Rose Life
    Rose Life

    Your the best as usual. Merry Christmas And continue helping animals .☺

  • Maggie Vang
    Maggie Vang

    My cousins name is Lotus

  • othername1000

    How do you guys get permission to enter a posted property?

  • Shelby Zealand
    Shelby Zealand

    Wow! What a sweetie! Looks like a cross between a german shepard and whatever breed the Target dog is.

  • Renny Sings
    Renny Sings

    to everyone who disliked this video, I hope that karma bites you where it hurts most...

  • Helen Kittow
    Helen Kittow

    i think the dislikes are the fleas

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    Why do people have to be so uncaring,cruel,mean.evil and low down. The person that did this to this little puppy,has no heart,no soul,no conscience,They are so full of evil and there is no way you could treat an animal like that and be human. Thank you Victor for rescuing this little puppy. He is so precious.I hope this baby gets the best home with lots of love and spoiling and showing this puppy what true real love is.

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    Thankyou for helping poor baby good people and kind man that took time to try and find good home for poor creature.

  • R K
    R K

    that fancy intro. can't help but think those resources coulda been put towards the animals.

  • noname


  • Izabela Jankech
    Izabela Jankech

    You remember when you guys rescued the rat and the 2 kittens? If the rat made it then you could name him/ her Radioactive.

  • Moderate roaster yt
    Moderate roaster yt

    I would be safe cause i have a dog that protects me

  • Judith

    OH wow, if I lived in the states I would have come and get her..!

  • Shirley

    He is just breath taking beautiful. You folks are Angels. Thank you for all you do.

  • April Craft
    April Craft

    Lotus is a beautiful dog!

  • Journeytofreedom !!
    Journeytofreedom !!

    She is so cute my day was going so horrible and she warmed my day

  • CFC thegreatesttherecanbe
    CFC thegreatesttherecanbe

    All the other dogs are barking: “Is that burger I smell? Hey guys Hope For Paws is here 👏”

  • TOP 7 KIDS
    TOP 7 KIDS

    I wish her owners all the bad luck... what a shame!!!Poor baby , guys i tried to donate but i live in Lebanon they denied my donation to ur country is there any other way ?

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    Amei esse hospital,vcs cuidam bem dos animais Deus abençoe a todos.

  • catgamingglade45 glade
    catgamingglade45 glade

    gosh what the flip lotus sucks he nervous..... scary.....

  • Genevieve and Leo
    Genevieve and Leo

    My dream is to find a dog on the road and that is why I love your chanell

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    I’m not old enough to donate, but when I grow up, I’m gonna get rich, JUST so I can donate to organisations like these

  • VRU ghouIIsz
    VRU ghouIIsz

    Ok half of the people are not account this leads me to these videos to be fake and the question is how do they find a trapped dog on a daily basis?

  • xXPeachy ArtXx
    xXPeachy ArtXx

    This is so sweet anyone who abuses dogs are horrible, horrible people. But those who rescue them are amazing hero’s!

  • The Quiet One
    The Quiet One

    I am proud to be a monthly Patreon of Hope for Paws. Your work changes lives, and I am honored to help. God Bless you all. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.


    You are the angels of the earth

  • Luiz Otavio Prates
    Luiz Otavio Prates


  • Anna Ranella
    Anna Ranella

    Hanks forse your❤Please traductor please......Kiss for Italy😘❤😘❤

  • Tran The Cutest
    Tran The Cutest

    God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    For the life of me, I can't ever understand why anyone would thumb down these rescue videos. Your work is showing the best of humanity and should be applauded. Whoever isn't content to see these rescues should focus their attention elsewhere.

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever

    Amei esse hospital,vcs cuidam bem dos animais Deus abençoe a todos.

  • V-Tuber Amber Rachel
    V-Tuber Amber Rachel

    NGL when dogs start barking and showing teeth they scare me it was nice to see how the dog calmed down after being in the cage :D

  • Trần Thế
    Trần Thế

    Possums are the sweetest little things. All life matters, not just dogs and cats.

    • Mara Lupuleasa
      Mara Lupuleasa

      @Ron Russ I'm saying All Animal Lives Matter. I also have a dog and I would literally die for him.

    • Ron Russ
      Ron Russ

      "ALL life matters?" Members of DLM (Dogs Lives Matter) will be doxing you to make sure you never post anything hateful like, "All life matters." Dogs may forgive you but cats? Not so much.

    • Mara Lupuleasa
      Mara Lupuleasa

      Possums, raccoons, birds and all other wildlife matter, from big animals like Giraffes to small creatures like bees.

  • Shavauna Ronan
    Shavauna Ronan

    Aww, this is heart-warming, so glad Hope for Paws rescued Lotus. I have 2 Rescue German Shepherd Dogs who were half a world away from me when I adopted them. Whoever gets Lotus will be so very lucky!

  • Hope IV Love
    Hope IV Love

    You guys make the world a better place

  • William Paul
    William Paul

    I can tell this work brings great joy to Eldad and Loretta. It's quite inspiring to see the work that Hope for Paws does. It's God's work. No question about that.

  • Dolfy R
    Dolfy R

    Thanks Hope for paws team fore all what you guys are doing for the animals in this difficult year y hope that you guys stay safe thanks for all you doing now whe are inside and look down so i no howe difficult for saving en help de 🐶🐱 thanks 👍❤️🎄

  • AJ Llewellyn
    AJ Llewellyn

    Lotus is such a seriously sweet dog. Thank you for saving her. And to the neighbor you mentioned at the beginning of the video who was mean to her, shame on you!

  • Damia Alamin
    Damia Alamin

    I love you love you love you 🤗♥️

  • Lucy Ferreira
    Lucy Ferreira