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Dixie, a Beagle/Doberman Pinscher mix, was on the short list for euthanasia at an underfunded, overcrowded shelter when Lucky Dog Animal Rescue of Washington, DC, whisked her away to a foster home, thus saving her. Meanwhile, Lorie Foster was having her own crisis. Her 7-year-old assistance dog had passed away …

Martha was abandoned, and no one stepped forward to adopt the four-year-old dog for some time. Life wasn’t too grim, however, because she was at a no-kill shelter, the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge. She was a people dog and didn’t get along with others of her own species so was allowed …