Lo­cal an­i­mal res­cue goes the ex­tra mile

Starkville Daily News - - FRONT PAGE -

BY SARAH RAINES life@starkvilledai­lynews.com

A lo­cal an­i­mal res­cue went out of its way to save a dog and her lit­ter of pup­pies.

On Monday, Grass­roots An­i­mal Res­cue co-directors Jes­sica Thomp­son and Amanda Wil­liams an­swered a New­ton County woman's call for help and drove to Philadel­phia to take in 10 pup­pies and their mother. Now, they are ask­ing for foster fam­i­lies to step up and take the pup­pies in when they are old enough to leave their mother.

"There are a lot of Facebook groups where peo­ple post dogs in need and this woman had been try­ing to get some­body

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Grass­roots An­i­mal Res­cue drove to Philadel­phia Monday night to res­cue a New­ton County dog and her 10 pup­pies.

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