But boy, was the lady wrong. When she handed Rusty over to Jared, he was a very good boy.
Rusty’s walk away from his old home is the first walk he’s ever taken in his life, and he enjoyed it very much. The only thing that bothered his rescuer was the chain around his neck, which he couldn’t wait to take off.
Rusty didn’t even bark at the people they passed by on the way to the vet. He was just sniffing all over the place and taking it all in–his newfangled freedom!
At the vet, they started off his journey to a new life by removing the collar and chain around his neck. It’s been there for so long they had trouble taking them off.
The collar corroded so bad they had to cut it with a scissor. It was a wonderful moment seeing him experience a life without shackles for the first time.
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