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Note explains why dog was left at animal shelter in WV [Video]

If you talk to people that work at an animal rescue shelter, you’ll learn quickly that a disturbing number of pets are abandoned, abused or worse by their owners.

Animal shelters would prefer that every pet finds their forever home on the first shot, but sometimes it doesn’t work out that way.

One shelter in West Virginia has shared a note they received from someone who just couldn’t take care of their dog anymore.

The Fayette County Humane Society in Fayetteville, West Virginia shared a note and photo of Finnegan.

In the note, the person says they lost their job and now have to travel for work. They live alone, so they’re unable to take care of Finnegan.

“I’m sorry + Thank you,” the note reads.

In a Facebook post, the Humane Society said that Finnegan is “safe with us.”

Speaking to KDKA Radio, the Humane Society says that the owner did the right things but shouldn’t dropped …

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Meet Charlie: First in His Family College Graduate [Video]

Charlie joined his Boys & Girls Club at an early age and through academic programs and the support of his mentor, Desiree, he became the first in his family to go to college. With an evidence-informed approach to learning, Clubs ensure millions of young people have the resources to stay on track to graduate from high school on time with a plan for their future. Learn more at BGCA.org/AcademicSuccess.