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April 3, 2011

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Stray's celeb status

A stray dog who survived an attempt to put him to sleep at an animal shelter has become a canine celebrity, with thousands seeking to adopt him and an appearance on a national television show.

Wall-E was among several dogs abandoned by the Sulphur Animal Shelter less than a month ago. A local veterinarian tried to euthanize the puppy due to overcrowding, but he somehow survived.

Now, about 3,000 people have expressed interest in adopting him and US$1,200 has been donated for his care. He was even flown to New York City to appear on "Good Morning America."

Veterinarian technician Amanda Kloski began caring for Wall-E when he was found alive in a bin a day after he was injected with a lethal sedative.

After another woman shared Wall-E's story on Facebook, the offers for a new home began pouring in and the most promising people are being sent a formal application.


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