After living for three years on the streets, a dog named Baby Girl spent this Christmas in the warmth of her new foster home.
Baby Girl was abandoned as a puppy and ever since has been seen frequently around the town of Richland, Michigan. Local businesses and individuals left out food and water for her for almost three years, but no one was able to catch her.
On Sunday December 22nd Robert Nash, a retired veterinarian, was driving to church when he spotted Baby Girl trying to stay warm in the doorway of a local business. He called his daughter and son-in-law to come help him try to catch Baby Girl. It wasn’t Nash’s first attempt to try to catch her, but this time he succeeded.
Nash took Baby Girl home until he could find a rescue that would be able to take her in. Richland Animal Rescue took Baby Girl in and found her a foster home just in time for the holidays. Knowing that Baby Girl was finally safe thrilled many in the community.
“Special thanks is owed to the good people of Richland, who came together to feed, shelter, protect and finally capture this wonderful victim and survivor,” said the director of the Richland Animal Rescue, Julie Baker. “It takes a village filled with empathy and compassion to save an important life and that is very much a part of what is good in our community.”
Baby Girl will be fostered for a while as she adjusts to living in a home, but then will be available for adoption. Anyone interested in adopting her can visit Richland Animal Rescue’s website.