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Our Mission

It is the mission of Susie’s Hope™, a nonprofit organization, to foster awareness of the animal abuse that exists in our nation and to work to end this epidemic by providing education to people of all ages.

Donna and Susie work together as a team. They visit schools, churches, pet adoption fairs, fundraisers and organizations to motivate and educate people. These are their prinpicles:
  • We believe that having a pet is a huge responsibility and that, before adopting an animal, the family must be sure that they have enough time and love to give their pet.
  • We believe that no one should ever hurt any creatures and that animals have feelings and experience pain just as humans do.
  • We teach children about staying safe when they are around animals they don’t know. One person or one animal can make a difference in this world.
  • We will continue to inspire people to make the most out of life through love, hope, and forgiveness.

The Movie


How woman who had a miscarriage from vicious dog attack overcame her fear to help Susie the pitbull who had been set on fire and left for dead

Daily Mail - By Hannah Parry for Mailonline

A pregnant woman who miscarried after a savage dog attack has overcome her fear with the help of a puppy who suffered abuse at the hands of its last owners.

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This Dog Was Set On Fire And Left For Dead, So We Gave Her The Best Day Of Her Life

Barkpost.com - It’s no secret that we at Bark & Co think dogs are the greatest and deserve to be celebrated, but when we came across the incredible story of Susie and her mom, Donna, we knew we had another mission. We wanted to create an ...

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Susie Q now Available!

Wake Up Little Susie now Available!

The Movie

An extraordinary story based on true events, Susie’s Hope follows a family who triumphs over tragedy and changes lives in their community. A survivor of a horrific pit bull attack, Donna Lawrence, adopts a pit bull-mix puppy, Susie, that has been beaten, set on fire and left for dead. Together, they learn to heal, love and forgive as they lead a historic effort to seek justice and protection for all animals.


May 1, 2015
Southport, NC
2nd Annual PARTY FURR THE PAWS Fundraiser - Southport Community Center
May 2, 2015
Southport, NC
Susie's Hope Movie Matinee
Aug 1, 2015
Thomasville, NC
Thomasville Public Library "Every Hero Has A Story"
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