miracle by Beverley Harris

miracle

Miracle was a dog that was saved from the illegal dog meat trade in Vietnam. he was snatched from the streets of Thailand put into a cage on a truck with hundreds of other dogs to make the journey to Thailand to be slaughtered in the most horrific way. luckily he was rescued on the way by soi dog foundation. they thought he was dead. the photo they took of him hanging out of the cage lifeless was posted on the internet. eventually after months of healing he was adopted by a lady called Amanda leask in Scotland, He went on to win the lifetime friend award at crufts for the special bond that he formed with Amanda's autistic son.I have done this portrait for them.
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What a beautiful story and the painting of Miracle, thankgoodness he was rescued, these dogs are rather special and seem so loyal too. How these cruel bartering are allowed is dreadful, so sad in today's world that this continues, nevertheless Miracle was saved and you can see the gratitude beaming through her eyes, wonderful capture indeed!
over 2 years ago
Thank you Angela. it is absolutely heart breaking what they go through.
thank you for your feedback.
kind regards
bev
over 2 years
Awww, that is just so amazing!! such a gorgeous dog and you have made him so special for everyone to see. Such disgusting practices they have in some countries, it makes me so mad. Thank goodness there are some amazing person managed to save this dog and hopefully many others.
Such a beautiful painting that is a fave for me.
over 2 years
Thank you so much Jillian.
it is heart breaking the way animals are treated.
kind regards
bev
over 2 years
A 'BEAUTIFUL' painting of this wonderful dog Bev. Delighted to read that this terrible story has a wonderfully happy ending.
over 2 years
thank you Colette, great that miracle was saved . sadly thousands do not get so lucky.
regards
Bev
over 2 years
As a dog lover I find this story uplifting, and celebrated in this lovely painting.
over 2 years
thank you Victor.
over 2 years
Wonderful we can feel the love here regards Terrel
over 2 years
Thank you Terrel
over 2 years
Beautiful dog and such a heart warming story!!
over 1 year
Cute Boy!
over 1 year
Such a beautiful animal! Great job!
over 1 year
Great painting Bev you have certainly brought him to life here... beautiful eyes...David...
over 1 year
thank you David
over 1 year
A very beautiful piece of artwork. Lovely to see him well and his health restored.
Impressive painting.
Marilyn xx
over 1 year
thank you Marilyn .
kind regards
Bev
over 1 year
breath-takingly beautiful in each and every way, beverley!! how wonderfully you've captured the majesty and the nobility (right word!) and the magic of this extraordinary soul, miracle!!!! i hated reading your backstory but, know that we all need to read it and share it with others and do something about the appalling cruelties that go on in certain parts of this world of ours!! a very special painting of a very special doggie!! love this!! thank you and thank you for this very important story and message!! hugs
over 1 year
Thank you for you feedback on what is a sad story , with a beautiful outcome for one beautiful dog x
over 1 year
Wonderful story and a great portrait, love the background, Chris
over 1 year
thank you Chris
over 1 year
What a beautiful portrait of a very special dog! I loved reading his life story, and thank God for a good outcome. Beautifully done portrait, Beverly!
over 1 year
thank you mary.
kind regards
Bev
over 1 year
Bev, this is total perfection!!!! great art!!!
over 1 year
A very special portrait of a beautiful dog with a charmed life that went on to charm others.
over 1 year
yes miracle got lucky in the end.
thanks Paul
kind regards
bev.
2 months
Oh, what an incredible story.He is very lucky he was saved. I love the end of the story. Incredible. He looks great on your painting!
5 months
thank you Irene . lucky miracle that he was saved from anymore torture.
kind regards
Bev
2 months
What a splendid inspirational story, Bev - from the work done in Vietnam, to the lady in Scotland and then winning a Crufts award, and then your lovely portrait of this miraculous dog - this fine fellow must go into the Year of the Dog group please!
3 months
thank you so much Sue.
3 months
Such a beautiful painting and story. Those dog gathering festivals are horrific.
3 months
they really are horrific.
thank you for your feedback Kathryn.
kind regards
bev
2 months
AAWWWW What a horrific story, I am so pleased this handsome little chap is one of the lucky ones to have been rescued. My heart aches for any animal that is being treated in any cruel way.
2 months
He really did get lucky . the dog meat trade is horrific beyond words.
thank you for your feed back marlene.
kind regards
Bev
2 months
A lovely story and a lovely portrait of this dog. Love the background as well. Warm wishes Susie
8 days
thank you so much Susie.
kind regards
Bev
8 days
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Beverley HarrisI am a self taught artist and have been painting for 30 years. im still learning . i paint for pleasure Although i do sell and take commissions when requested. I just love to paint !!
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