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After Dustin Oliver got a tip about an abandoned dog, he arrived to find this: a pit bull curled up on a mattress, waiting for owners that weren’t coming back.
Oliver is the man behind Detroit Youth & Dog Rescue, a community organization that mentors young people and has been providing annual holiday meals to the homeless for three years. It also rescues a whole lot of dogs.
Detroit Youth & Dog Rescue
A neighbor told Oliver the dog’s family had left a month ago, but their belongings were put on the curb last week. They came back to pick up some items, but the dog — who Oliver named Boo — stayed behind.
“They left behind what they didn’t want, including Boo,” Oliver told BuzzFeed News.
Boo was standoffish at first, not letting Oliver get too close. So, not wanting to break his trust of humans, he took things slowly