Days earlier than Thanksgiving, firefighters in Plainville, Illinois responded to a rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer. The driver died on influence, however rescuers heard somebody – or one thing – contained in the automobile.

It was a canine barking! Firefighter/paramedic Mike Walden and Lt. Brandon Vainowski started looking the wreckage and emerged with somewhat grey Schnauzer. 

Photo through Jon Stratton/Plainfield Fire Department

Fire Chief Jon Stratton contacted the Animal Care Center of Plainfield and introduced the canine in to be checked out. It turned out she had been hit by a automobile and attacked by one other canine earlier than the crash even happened. 

“This dog’s been through hell,” Stratton informed the Plainfield Patch. “Imagine this little dog being in the semi when it rolled over … I (told the vet), ‘Do what you gotta do.’”

Photo through Jon Stratton/Plainfield Fire Department

After figuring out the deceased driver, authorities reached out to family members, however they have been unwilling or unable to take care of the canine, recognized as Sophie.

Now the firefighters had a choice to make: flip Sophie over to a shelter or assist her discover a residence themselves. The males determined to see her rescue by way of to the tip.

They known as the Animal Care Center every single day as Sophie recovered from her accidents underneath the care of veterinarian, Dr. Josie Arkush. The guys even stopped by to go to once they might.

Photo through Facebook/Animal Care Center of Plainfield

Sophie suffered an injured leg that Dr. Arkush match with an orthotic boot. Other than that, she was able to be launched – however who would care for her over Thanksgiving?

“Our big concern is we didn’t want Sophie sitting at the vet over the holiday,” Stratton stated.

Photo through Facebook/Animal Care Center of Plainfield

It turned out little Sophie had grown on her caregiver, Dr. Arkush. The veterinarian contacted her husband and collectively they decided that Sophie ought to spend Thanksgiving with them. In reality, they determined to make her a everlasting member of the household!

Photo through Facebook/Animal Care Center of Plainfield

Dr. Arkush believes Sophie is about 7 or 8 years outdated, however she nonetheless has loads of love to offer.

“Sophie is adjusting amazingly well to her new life,” Dr. Arkush wrote in a Facebook replace. “She is a sweet little thing who took to Spencer, Theo and Trudy right away. She loves car rides, the Starbucks drive thru, and to chase her cat friend, Sister, who is now sharing opposite sides of the couch with her. Yes, we broke the “no dogs on the couch” rule.”

Photo through Facebook/Animal Care Center of Plainfield

Sophie’s mates on the firehouse introduced over a field of her issues after the household cleaned out her former proprietor’s residence. It included her blankets, toys, treats, bones, medical data, parasite prevention, and a framed photograph of the deceased man holding Sophie.

“She was very well taken care of, and she shared a very special bond with her owner,” Dr. Arkush wrote. “Sophie’s new life goes to be WAY totally different than her outdated one, however I’m positive she’s going to develop to like us the best way she did her dad. Welcome to your new residence, Sophie.

H/T to the Plainfield Patch
Featured Image through Jon Stratton/Plainfield Fire Department


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