DECEMBER 13, 2006
SOUTHERN UTAH NEWS
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With Best Friends like this,
who needs enemies?
By Marica Drumm and Mauricio Zuniga
We arrived at Best Friends on Sunday, December 3, ready to
volunteer for a week for their Middle East effort. They called in
September and asked for help. We had helped them in New
Orleans and of course, we would help them again.
We drove 18 hours from Kansas City, Missouri and on our way,
we picked up two stray dogs in western Kansas. One was seriously
ill. She looked like a Golden Labrador Retriever, but she was a bag
of bones. Her nails were long and curled under, making it difficult
for her to walk. She had a severe case of diarrhea. She had patches
of fur and scaly skin.
The other dog was a Pit Bull mix, but very small, perhaps 20
pounds. We knew that the Kansas communities had been passing
Pit Bull banning laws, and we thou