Saving Sadie

Saving Sadie: The Dog Story with a Happy Ending

United States

Sadie was shot in the spine and the head and left for dead in the mountains of Kentucky to die alone right after having a littler of puppies.

Against all odds and with the love of her human mom, Joal, Sadie beat all the odds and is now an inspiration to bullying victims everywhere. Think about what you CAN do, not what you CAN'T do - just like Sadie! Woof!

(Buy "Saving Sadie: How a Dog that No One Wanted Inspired the World" online or at brick and mortar retailers worldwide.)

Don't Stop Believin'!

Pet Me! Magazine
The Story of Sadie - Pet Me! Magazine

Sadie was found in the mountains of Kentucky with a bullet between her eyes and a bullet and shrapnel in her back, put there after she had yet another litter of puppies. Kind people found her and took her to a veterinarian, and through a series of events, Sadie was transported to a no-kill shelter [...]

Barbara's Bookstore
Sadie the Dog Delights Visitors at Vernon Hills - Barbara's Bookstore

VERNON HILLS, IL-Sadie's story is about wow an unwanted dog inspired the world. On Saturday, June 1st, Sadie and her human, Joal Derse Dauer, visited our bookstore at Hawthorn Mall to the delight of animal and book lovers, alike. Sadie has come a long way from her previous life of cruelty and exploitation.

The Balancing Act
GooFurr - The Balancing Act

Your pet needs life-saving medication but hates taking them? Well GooFurr was created to help cat/dog owners and animal caregivers provide a safe and humane way to get animals to ingest their meds... plus this ingenious idea takes the stress out of medicating your favorite four legged friend.

Dog Gone Green
Saving Sadie- Sadie's Heroic Story Danica Nikezic, HHTC staff has the pleasure of interviewing Joal Derse Dauer and her dog who was found with bullet wounds in the Mountains of Kentucky and later transported to the Midwest. Sadie has sustained injuries that have prevented her from walking normally. Sadie is currently working with Jason Hunter, LMT to receive canine massage...

The Pet Blog Lady - Celebrating Our Pets
Saving Sadie - The Story of a Miraculous Relationship The story of a miraculous relationship began in 2012. Sadie the dog was found in the mountains of Kentucky with a bullet hole between her eyes and one in her back put there after she had a litter of puppies and left to die. Through a series of events,...
I Triple #Dogs Dare Ya!

In the spirit of A Christmas Story, here are three new-ish dog books that are guaranteed to warm your stockings this year -- Walking With Peety, Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find A Home, and Saving Sadie: How A Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World...

88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Saving Sadie: A little rescue dog shares a big message

88Nine Radio Milwaukee Sometimes small acts of kindness can make a big difference, and Sadie Derse, a beautiful and happy rescue dog is living proof of that. After being badly abused and transferred from shelter to shelter, Joal Derse found Sadie at a no-kill shelter in Milwaukee in rough shape.