Fraustro logged onto Best Friends Animal Society's website scanning the adoptable pups until she found a photo of the pit bull she'd seen on TV.
“After comparing pictures, I knew I had to pay them a visit,” Fraustro said. “I drove almost an hour to get there. I had butterflies in my stomach the whole way over.”
Over the course of his years-long stay at the shelter, Dodger had become one of the most beloved dogs there. No one could understand why it was taking him so long to find a forever home.
“He’s the sweetest dog in the world — just a total lovebird,” Danny Bress, a shelter volunteer who cared for Dodger, told The Dodo. “You take him for a walk and when you come back you basically have to cuddle with him for at least 15 minutes.”