• dog fostering Jan 14

    Who Decides? The Fight Over a Foster Dog's Leg Amputation

    A Boston woman who’s been fostering a dog is in a legal battle to prevent the pet’s leg from being amputated. The rescue organization says the procedure is necessary for the dog’s long-term health. However, the foster mom wants to adopt the dog and said she is willing to pay the costs of exploring other medical options first. The...

  • dog fostering Nov 8, 2021

    How Dog Fostering Helped a Former Marine Corps Sniper Heal

    Justin Governale is a Marine Corps veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a Purple Heart recipient. When he returned to the U.S. as a civilian, he realized he didn’t know how to lower the protective walls that had kept him safe in the wars. That’s when he discovered jiu-jitsu — and then dog fostering. NBCLX contributor Amir...

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