doggy_rent2.gif Tim Hawk | For NJ.com By Bill Duhart | For NJ.com I’m probably not the person Camden County had in mind when they launched a “rent-a-dog” program at the animal shelter last week. It’s been years since I had a pet of my own. I was about 10 years old and was out taking, Rex, our family’s German Shepherd, for a walk in our West Philadelphia neighborhood when he got off his leash and was hit by a car. We had to put him down. Insert your sappy animal movie with a sad ending. Yeah, it was like that. That was the last time I had a pet — until Tuesday. hanging_on_bench.JPG Cassandra, a 4-year-old pit bull mix, takes a break during a visit to the park with NJ Advance Media reporter Bill Duhart, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Cassandra was one of the dogs available in the Rent-A-Dog program at the Camden County Animal Shelter. Tim Hawk | For NJ.com In an attempt to unite dog lovers with shelter pups who are aching for a day out in the fresh air, Camden County is now encouraging people (over 18 with a driver’s license) to participate in the “rent-a-dog” program. “Many people… Read full this story
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