The employees at Asheville Humane Society were in for quite the surprise when a woman walked into their shelter.
The woman, named Leslie, walked straight through their front doors and said, “Which two dogs have been here the longest, with the most special needs? I’m here to take them both home with me.”
For any shelter, someone doing this is very rare. But when it does happen, it can be a huge relief for the dogs that may not have much time left to know what a loving home feels like.
Sam, who had extensive medical issues and had been at the shelter for six months, and Brutus, who has severe separation anxiety and had been there for five months.
“I’m glad to give them a home for the last couple years of their life,” said an emotional Leslie. “And they give so much love back.”
The Asheville Humane Society posted the heartwarming video on Facebook with their new mom.
Of course, there wasn’t a dry eye at the shelter, but seeing them drive off was an overwhelming feeling.