Dominigo hated leaving Penny there, but she made her a promise.
“I gave her a kiss and whispered in her ears, ‘Don’t worry, Penny. You know we’re going to be back. We won’t let you down. I promise,’” Domingo said.
Peety’s family did come and get her, but Penny was still alone — so Domingo went back for her the next day. When Domingo approached her kennel, the little dog couldn’t contain her excitement.