Dog days: Adoption event draws would-be owners

f Dixie Johnson tells you her dog Hercules has “a little ways to go,” just take her word for it.

The yellowish-brown Great Dane tips the scales at about 125 pounds, not quite full weight for a Dane his size. But it’s better than the 76 pounds he weighed when he was found outside his former home in North Platte, having eaten nothing but snow for weeks, Johnson says.

The parking lot outside the Verizon Wireless Customer Service Center in north Lincoln became a one-stop shop Saturday for stories like Hercules’.

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