24 Sep '11, 12am

Benefits of Adopting a Less-Adoptable Pet

Benefits of Adopting a Less-Adoptable Pet

“In mid-May of this year, I responded to a request from the East Bay SPCA to provide a short-term foster, one week’s time, to a Pit Bull puppy whose leg had just been amputated, for reasons still unknown to me. She was to be returned a week after I picked her up to have her cherry-eye surgically fixed. Having just left my full-time job where I traveled too much, and having recently started working from home , I was finally available to care for a dog in need. So, I said “sure!”. Our family already consisted of two Golden Retrievers, Romulus and Juno, both rescues. Our girl Juno was a former puppy mill line worker who inspired my animal advocacy work. I started volunteering at the East Bay SPCA and signed up to foster pets in need.

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