Fair warning: Chelsea Handler's story about adopting a senior dog will make you cry
Hello. Get ready to cry!
Saturday marked the third annual Clear the Shelters event, a day when animal shelters nationwide waive or lower adoption fees in hopes that as many pets will find homes as possible.
To encourage others to participate, Chelsea Handler posted a video relaying one of her own adoption stories. (Handler has adopted two dogs from local shelters.)
“I went into the [Long Beach] pound,” she says, “and I found the ugliest-looking dog I could find. And that was Tammy.”
Handler goes on to describe how Tammy, a senior dog, “blossomed” under her care, becoming the very good girl fans saw on her exquisitely-run Instagram page. Tammy passed away last week after a bout of illness, but Handler says she’s just glad Tammy was able to enjoy her final two years. Read more…