A woman in the US who lost her husband earlier this year has adopted an elderly dog with cancer.
Melani Andrews walked into the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento, California last week and asked to meet the “oldest, hardest to adopt dog.”
The dog Jake was being passed up time and time again, and in addition to his cancer, he is 12-years-old and has skin problems.
Ms Andrews told 7 News Online that Jake makes her laugh every day, “He is a cutie and definitely is used to living in a home.”
Ms Andrews said her new mate deserves to die being in a loving environment not a shelter.
“I don’t know the reasons he ended up on the streets in the condition he was in when the Sacramento, CA Front St, SPCA found him but the remainder of his life will be as good as I can make it,” Ms Andrews said.
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