Army of volunteers helps lost dog
Jennifer Koczan was reunited with her dog, Sasha, after 5 years.
When Jennifer Koczan of South Bend, Ind., got a message saying that her long-lost dog had been found in Arizona, she was “flabbergasted.” Sasha, her now 8-year-old Rottweiler, had gone missing from Koczan’s home in 2008 while she was at work. But now Koczan had a new dilemma: figuring out how to get the dog from the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix before the five-day deadline was up. She quickly started calling friends in the area and found someone who could pick Sasha up.
Then she reached out to Kindred Hearts Transport Connection, an animal rescue and relocation group. With the help of their volunteers, a plan was made to get Sasha across the country.
Her road trip started Aug. 10 and took her through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. She then had a weeklong break with a foster caretaker in Oklahoma before continuing through Missouri and Illinois and finally to Indiana, where she was reunited with Koczan on Sunday. The trip required 24 stops and 17 drivers who put in an hour or more each to get Sasha home.
Once Sasha reached Koczan’s house, "she was like, 'I've been here before, I know all of these people.' She kept looking at me with a look that said, 'I know you. I know I know you’ … It's like a blessing and a second chance," Koczan said. Read more at ABC News
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If I can not afford to drive to Arizona to pick up MY dog , I can not afford a dog ! Just more entitlement thinking by our society ! If work was a problem, you have vacation days,
personal days, sick days, comp days, etc. Your boss would understand a couple of days off.
At least meet them half way !?? Hope you make a donation to all the organizations that did your work for you !!!????
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