Meet Charlene, rescued by the dogged efforts of the HSPC. When I asked Debbie Howell, president of the board of directors at the Humane Society of Pulaski County, if there might be a dog in the HSPC shelter we could meet and write about, she didn't have to look far. In fact, Charlene was sitting right beside Howell at that very moment. A black Lab mix with doe eyes and an elegant build, Charlene had stayed overnight with Howell following an Independence Day pop-up pool party Howell hosted for a few dogs in foster care who she thought might benefit from what she called "hydrotherapy." The pictures from the pool party are the stuff of sunny Instagram hashtags: #summervibes, #dogsofsummer, #poolparty. Charlene was...
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