Dog Found in Dumpster Finds Forever Home - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

Dog Found in Dumpster Finds Forever Home

Posted: Updated:
Legend has found his forever home after being left to die in a dumpster Legend has found his forever home after being left to die in a dumpster

PASCO, WA - The story of a dog found in a dumpster in Pasco earlier this week, has a happy ending after all. 

Tracie Welliver found Legend outside the American Legion where she works on Monday. She took him in for the night, and right away saw how sweet he was. 

She says when her friend Doug Keffler met the little dog, the two were a perfect fit. 

She brought Legend to Tri-City Animal Control on Tuesday to see if anyone claimed him, where Keffler Visited him for the next two days. 

Friday morning at 11:08, Legend went up for adoption. Keffler couldn't get there on time, but Welliver showed up early to make sure it all worked out.

Keffler says he's glad to be making a difference for a dog that needed some help. 

"Well, from where he came from, the dumpster, I think he's going to be happy. Probably needs a lot of love. He'll get that no problem," he said.

Keffler says his 16-year-old Schnauzer died a few months ago, and he has been looking for a new pet ever since. Welliver says she's just happy Legend ended up in good hands.

  • Regional NewsMore>>

  • Columbia Basin Badger Club Hosts Gun Initiatives Debate

    Columbia Basin Badger Club Hosts Gun Initiatives Debate

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:09:43 GMT
    Representatives from Gun Initiatives 591 and 594 spoke about changes the initiatives could make to gun laws.Representatives from Gun Initiatives 591 and 594 spoke about changes the initiatives could make to gun laws.
    The Columbia Basin Badger Club hosted a panel discussion Friday for Gun Initiatives 591 and 594.
    The Columbia Basin Badger Club hosted a panel discussion Friday for Gun Initiatives 591 and 594.
  • All WA, ID, MT, Albertsons stores affected by security breach

    All WA, ID, MT, Albertsons stores affected by security breach

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:37:54 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Earlier this month Albertsons announced a data breach affecting customers who shopped in their stores any time between June 22, 2014 and July 17, 2014. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Earlier this month Albertsons announced a data breach affecting customers who shopped in their stores any time between June 22, 2014 and July 17, 2014. Before Friday, it was unclear which stores were impacted, but fraud investigators with AB Acquisition LLC, the company Albertsons is using to provide complimentary consumer identity protection services to customers, says that the breach impacts all stores in Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
  • Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

    Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:22:12 GMT
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following was sent out by the Internal Revenue Service:The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. 
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following was sent out by the Internal Revenue Service:The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. 
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.