Lisa Snyder was down on her luck, living in her broken down van with 3 cats, but when she saw a dog in need she put all of her own problems aside to help.
The poor one-year-old male pointer mix had been left tied to a pole by his owner with a note around his neck that read, “I am looking for a home. Please take care of me!!” While most people passed by the scared, shaken and snapping dog, Snyder knew she had to do something. However, it was raining, freezing and late at night, and neither the local shelter nor the police could pick up the dog. That’s when Lisa went above and beyond the call of duty. After all, it’s often the people who have the least who end up giving the most.
The shelter wouldn’t come get the poor dog, so Lisa walked 3 miles to bring him. Her medical conditions made the walk a grueling trial that took all night and she was exhausted when she finally arrived. Thanks to her efforts, the dog has a new permanent, happy home.
When people from her town got word of what she did they started a fund for Lisa, which raised enough money to fix her van!
Cheers to Lisa for starting a circle of kindness that brought so many people to better places!