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Atlanta dog rescue comes to aid of hospice patient seeking home for her dogs

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In another incredible act of kindness in the animal rescue world, two dogs are now safely relaxing in a foster home after their owner was too ill and could no longer be home to care for her beloved pets.

The Atlanta Dog Squad was notified last week by a social worker who asked for help for a hospice patient's two senior dogs. The dying woman worried that they would either be taken to a shelter or euthanized.

No one in her family would take the dogs.

Hunter is an eight-year-old white collie mix, and Angel is a nine-year-old black Labrador retriever. Both dogs are very gentle and have been with other dogs and cats.

According to the organization's Facebook page, the dogs are nearly perfect:

"The owner's daughter describes the dogs as "really great dogs". They have lived with cats all their lives. They're very gentle, they've been around many kids and lots of other animals, big and small. These were very well-loved dogs that love attention."

Although the dogs are safe in a foster home, it is everyone's wish the dogs now find a forever home.

Please pass along their story. It would be wonderful if both dogs are adopted together.

Many thanks to all of the people who shared their story and helped these dogs find safety so that their owner could have the peace she needs.

If you are interested in being someone's special angel, please email info@atlantadogsquad.org for further contact information.

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