Officer Observes Tiny Pit Bull Chained Up And Shivering In The Rain

Promptly affected by the suffering of this helpless animal, Pascale snapped a picture and sent it to his spouse, expressing shock at the brutality shown. Bring him home was his wife’s clear reaction.

Pascale, who was determined to save the stray dog, took the little dog—now known as “Joey”—to animal control.

There, he was told that strays must be placed on a three-day hold. Joey didn’t want his newfound rescuer to go, even when they parted.

In a heartwarming demonstration of reliance and bonding, Joey even slept off in Pascale’s hand while in the kennel.

For Joey and Pascale, the three days seemed to go on forever. When at last the moment of anticipation came,

17-year-old dog adopted from shelter survives to meet his newborn sister

A stray dog hoping to be adopted from an abandoned house