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U.S. rescue dogs escape death in Canada

CBC News: U.S. rescue dogs escape death in Canada

For this 600-word article and photo essay, I followed the journey a rescued dog makes after crossing the border and being viewed for adoption. The piece garnered about 8k shares and made it to the CBC’s trending topics section. The LotsaDogs rescue group, who was featured, saw an increase in activism, volunteers and families wanting to adopt their dogs.

Full story at http://www.cbc.ca/1.3285354

A curious one-year-old beagle mix named Ruby is taken out of a cargo van after travelling eight hours from Ohio to Whitby, Ont. Due to a high rate of healthy dogs being killed in the U.S., she and 10 other dogs were rescued from a kill shelter by LotsaDogs Rescue and brought to Canada in the hope that a family will take her in.

A curious one-year-old beagle mix named Ruby is taken out of a cargo van after travelling eight hours from Ohio to Whitby, Ont. Due to a high rate of healthy dogs being killed in the U.S., she and 10 other dogs were rescued from a kill shelter by LotsaDogs Rescue and brought to Canada in the hope that a family will take her in.

 

Susan Steiner, from the animal welfare group, (and who’s ironically allergic to dogs) said they save between 15 to 20 dogs a month. ‘The reason we’re bringing them in is because they’re getting killed—end of story,’ she said.

Susan Steiner, from the animal welfare group, (and who’s ironically allergic to dogs) said they save between 15 to 20 dogs a month. ‘The reason we’re bringing them in is because they’re getting killed—end of story,’ she said.

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