Wednesday, September 9, 2009


The first picture alone brought tears to my eyes.

Nico’s Story

This story begins with a photograph…probably the most compelling photo I’ve ever seen in my time working in animal welfare as it represents so perfectly the sadness and hopelessness these animals often feel as they sit in shelters waiting for a home, or in this case, for the end to come. The photo went out on Face Book the last week of July, and so began the amazing story of redemption for a dog named Nico.

To read the rest of this beautiful and uplifting story-in-progress, visit: