Fostering an animal isn’t easy. You often don’t know what they’ve been through, and they can’t communicate their needs in the same way humans can. With determination and a lot of love, many fostered animals are given a new chance at life. Pam Heggie was able to provide that for Kai, an overweight golden retriever.
Kai was brought to a vet to be put down by his previous owner. The vet intervened, calling Misfits of Alberta Animal Rescue to find the big guy a new home. At the time that he showed up at the veterinarian’s office, Kai weighed 173 pounds. Not much else was known about his background, but Pam rose to the challenge. She had the vet’s assurance that anything she could do for Kai would be a big help. With that, Pam got to work on getting Kai back into healthy shape. One year later, he looks like a brand new dog.