KETCHIKAN — When people decide to adopt a pet, they usually want a puppy or a kitten — so it can grow up with the family, and, ideally, the family can enjoy the pet for its entire lifetime.
But what happens when a family gives up adult or senior pets, or animals with disabilities?
Halo the dog was born blind. She spent much of her 11 years outside and neglected. But, thanks to the Ketchikan Humane Society, its network of caring foster homes and, finally, a new family, she’ll spend her twilight years in loving comfort.