Shelter Receives Heartbreaking Letter From Senior Dog’s Owner

Advertisement Taking in a senior pooch like Shell is not uncommon for the folks at Stray Rescue of St. Louis, but nothing could have prepared them for the heartwrenching note that came with her. “Dear Stray Rescue,” it begins. “I am writing you cause I need you to take my dog, Shell…I’ve been fighting cancer for a few months and if you’re reading this I lost my battle.” The letter goes on to explain that Shell was adopted from Stray Rescue in 2009 or 2010 by the unidentified author’s mother. When she passed…continue reading →
Thousands Of Facebook Users Step Up To Help Dying Man Rehome His Dog

Thousands Of Facebook Users Step Up To Help Dying Man Rehome His Dog

Advertisement This summer Walter Hollier received the devastating news that he has terminal liver cancer. Given an estimated three to six months to live, he began making final arrangements. The most heartbreaking of those tasks was finding new homes for his cherished dogs, Doc and Diego. Hollier knew that Doc would make a wonderful family pet, but was panic stricken about what might become of Diego. [embedded content] On Friday, Hollier took to Facebook in search of a single kind-hearted soul. Instead, he found thousands. His post was shared more than 80,000 times…continue reading →