Kayla Filoon (20) volunteered alongside her studies as a dog sitter at a dog boarding house for homeless dogs.
One day pit bull Russ came in. And Kayla knew right away that she had to take him home.
“He came in like a stray dog and looked like he had been beaten,” Kayla told The Dodo.
“He was missing fur on his tail and ears. He was also very skinny, “she continues, adding:
‘He just sat there, completely calm and staring at me. And I thought, ‘I have to take him with me, now.’
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