Higgins came to the shelter as a young puppy, where he was adopted immediately. However, life in his first home was far from ideal. In 2012, Higgins found his way back to the shelter.
“We heard he was nothing more than a dog chained up to a dog house,” Renner told The Dodo. “About a year later, someone walked in with a stray dog — and it was him.”
“Nobody ever came looking for him,” she added, “nobody ever cared.”