A Second Chance


Posted by Ed 5 mths ago
“Twelve years ago, 47 dogs were rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting operation and allowed to live. They’ve enriched the lives of countless humans and altered the course of animal welfare.”
KANAB, Utah — Not long before lunchtime, Mya’s wagging tail splashes as she waits for the tank to drain.
The bowlegged black pit bull just finished a three-minute hydrotherapy session, guided by treats offered from a staffer reaching down into the apparatus. But while Mya walks slowly on the submerged treadmill, she notices Laura Rethoret’s car through the window.
Once the tank empties, Mya scurries down the ramp as fast as she can with her weakened legs, which have splayed more as she’s aged.
“Good morning, beautiful!” says Rethoret, who embraces Mya with a towel. “I’m right here!”

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