Kailey was a shy 3-year-old shepherd mix whose time was up at the shelter. She was scheduled to be euthanized because she’d been on the adoption list for almost a year with no prospects for adoption.
This dog didn’t like to be touched or petted by strangers, and that raised a red flag for potential adopters.
“Her one issue was that something had happened to her in her past, so that if you tried to touch her and she did not know you, she would snap at you,” Jacqueline Berlin, who had fostered Kailey, told FOX 5.
Luckily, just in the nick of time, Suzy Chandler saw the dog’s video on the DeKalb County Animal Services Facebook page.
“Do you like to be alone or just with a close friend?” the post read. “Is an evening at home surfing the web or cuddling with a loved one watching Netflix your idea of bliss? Does the idea of being grabbed anywhere by someone you don’t know horrifying? Meet your doggie soulmate: Kailey.”
The post also noted that, while Kailey didn’t make the greatest first impression due to her “don’t touch me until I know you” issue, within 24 hours she would be in love with you. Her biggest flaw? She “has no idea of personal space. She is a Velcro dog who wants nothing more than to be with you.”
Suzy met the dog and adopted her. Little did she know the dog was about to become a hero…
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