The grandmother continued, “I don’t care if he’s sick. I don’t care if the shelter can help with bills. I don’t have a lot of money, but I’m sure I have enough to take care of a little dog.” FSAS workers subsequently took Andrews to meet three dogs.
Two of them paid no attention to Andrews, but the third – a terrier called Jake – howled at her arrival. Jake was a senior citizen himself at the grand old age of 12. Someone had recently brought him into FSAS after he had spent some time as a stray.