I met Cleo in the park the other night. She was very calm and a little shy compared to the pack of wild pugs I was with, but more than willing to let me photograph her.
Cleo could be the poster girl for recycled-dog success stories. She was found wandering the streets, alone. Her coat (or what was left of it) was a mess. Her eyes were a mess. And on the inside, she was afraid and had pretty much shut down (I think catatonic was the word her dad used). But the folks at Pets Unlimited took her in, fixed her up and found a fabulous pair of humans in need of a dog to love.
Cleo’s parents said it took time to bring her out of her shell, but I never would have guessed about Cleo’s past. The Cleo I met likes to play fetch and roll in the grass and is as happy as can be. She won’t accept treats from strangers, but neither will I.
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Pets Unlimited is a 24-hour Veterinary hospital in San Francisco that uses a portion of its revenues to fund charitable veterinary care programs and and an animal Adoption Center. Clients recieve state-of-the-art Veterinary care for their pets, while generating critical funding for cats and dogs in need. It’s a win-win for everyone :)