Stephen Foster works as a part-time upkeep man at a gasoline station in Dade City, Florida. Since the latest loss of life of his spouse of 35 years, Stephen has come to depend on the love and companionship of his little canine, Ollie. The pooch even accompanies him to work, fortunately watching her dad from the tip of a tether.

Just a few weeks in the past, Ollie was hit by a automobile driving by means of the gasoline station car parking zone and was left with a damaged leg. The vet advised Stephen euthanasia was his solely possibility, however he and Ollie had been about to fulfill a guardian angel. Actually, an entire bunch of them!

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An animal management officer with Pasco County Animal Services urged Stephen not to surrender hope. The subsequent day, the officer returned with veterinarian Christine Glenn, who transferred Ollie to the PCAS shelter for additional care. 

“Ollie is a special girl. He is this gentleman’s whole world. And without her he doesn’t sleep well at night. This is his companion since his wife passed away,” Dr. Glenn advised ABC Action News.

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Upon examination, Dr. Glenn found that Ollie had inner accidents along with her damaged leg and would want to endure surgical procedure. The PCAS medical crew, together with volunteers from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, went to work repairing Ollie’s ruptured diaphragm. Her prognosis was guarded, however she proved to be a fighter, heading into one more surgical procedure—this time for her fractured leg—simply days later.

With all that underneath her furry belt, Ollie started the lengthy street to restoration. Stephen visited her within the medical suite each probability he received over the subsequent few weeks. It was clear to all who witnessed their time collectively that Stephen and Ollie actually love each other.

“Her eyes soften when she sees him, and her little body wags. The love between man and dog is clear, and we at PCAS want to preserve this bond,” the shelter wrote in a Facebook replace.

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Finally, the day the pair had been ready for rolled round. On Thursday, July 29, Ollie was launched from the clinic!

She is just not totally healed but, however she is robust sufficient to spend the rest of her restoration at house with Stephen—with a number of follow-ups at PCAS alongside the best way. Once she will get medical clearance, Ollie’s buddies on the shelter will present her with a crate so she will be able to safely accompany Stephen to work as soon as once more.

“Ollie means everything to me. Like I said, she’s my kid,” Stephen confided to ABC.

Image through Facebook/Pasco County Animal Services

In addition to Dr. Glenn and the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, PCAS credit a grant from Maddie’s Fund and a partnership with Human Animal Support Services with their means to avoid wasting Ollie’s life.

Now Stephen can sleep soundly as soon as once more together with his beloved Ollie again by his facet!

See their stunning reunion within the video under.


H/T to ABC Action News
Featured Image through Facebook/Pasco County Animal Services

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