The Bellingham Herald reports on a rescued Seattle wiener dog:
(Restaurant owner Ginger) Luke’s efforts started after (her husband) heard a barking dog in the background every time he made a food delivery to a nearby apartment. When Luke handled the next delivery herself, she asked the owner about the dog. She was told it was a mean dog that was kept locked in the bathroom because it needed to be put down.
Luke carefully opened the bathroom door. A flash of dachshund streaked from the room and into her arms. The dog’s collar was so tight it was embedded in his neck. Luke had to shell out $50 before the man would let her take the dog.
She got the dog cleaned up, e-mailed 40 friends and found it a home.
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