The original post was ultimately shared more than 8,000 times. Along the way, the dog now named Aubrey found friends and, ultimately, a family.
"I'm happy that our Facebook page served its intended purpose - to assist in the rescuing, locating, rehoming and saving lost and homeless pets in Fresno County and beyond," an administrator for Lost & Missing Pets in the 559 Fresno County, told The Dodo.
Martindale-Horner posted in the thread that after Aubrey's trip to the groomer, she was taking him to a place where the door would always open for him. She took him to her home. For good.
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