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Abandoned By His Family, Your IHD Purchases Saved Kilo From Certain Death

Written by: Dina Fantegrossi
Dina Fantegrossi is the Assistant Editor and Head Writer for HomeLife Media. Before her career in writing, Dina was a veterinary technician for more than 15 years.Read more
| Published on August 20, 2019

Part of each sale through the iHeartDogs store is donated to Greater Good, which helps support various charities. Thanks to customers like you, happy endings, like the one below, are made possible.

Kilo was about 5-years-old when his owners surrendered him to a Mississippi kill shelter. Although the 100+ pound Akita mix never showed any signs of aggression, they feared he may accidentally harm their grandchildren.

Sadly, Kilo was diagnosed with heartworm disease at the shelter. Without rescue, this would mean a death sentence.

Thanks to a grant from Greater Good Charities funded by the iHeartDogs community, the rescue group Animal Lifeline was able to give Kilo a “second chance” at life.

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