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THIS IS RILEY. HE’S MY SISTER’S DOG. He’s old, gentle, kind, a wonder. “He probably lived his whole life outside,” the rescuer who pulled him from an inland shelter says, “there are signs – his ears, his nails, his teeth.” … Continue reading

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Second Chances for Kids and Dogs

Washington Middle School, in Steinbeck country, knows how to help make the world a better place for at-risk students and rescue dogs. Hooray for Salinas, CA.

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