Pet adoption story: Sheila and Judy Tucker

I first met Sheila on a bitterly cold February day in 2002. At the pleading of a coworker, I went to look at the boxer who apparently had been abandoned when her human parents divorced and moved away. I had expressed an interest in adopting a large outside dog to share a home with my rescued Boston terrier.

When we pulled into the driveway, it was dusk and the empty house was dark and dismal. I heard my friend whistling for the dog. What I saw next was shocking; she was a walking bag of bones. Every rib was visible and her backbone was painfully crested. She approached us cautiously and walked straight to me…

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