It was seven within the morning on the Monday after Thanksgiving when Jennifer, a seasoned nurse, obtained a frantic name from the room of John Burle, a affected person being handled for pneumonia.
John additionally participates within the Grownup Day Healthcare Program, which permits sufferers who have to be supervised the power to socialize and obtain medical care.
As she picked up the telephone, John stored saying, “‘Boomer is within the pound! Boomer is within the pound!”
The little tan pooch is extra than simply John’s canine; he’s additionally his finest buddy. The pair have been collectively for twelve lovely years, ever since John adopted Boomer as a pet.
Jennifer already knew all about Boomer. Actually, it was John and Jennifer’s mutual love for his or her canines that fueled their friendship. They each have canines that they adopted once they have been tiny puppies and have now reached “senior” standing. Jennifer’s canine is 13, and Boomer is twelve.
Not solely does Boomer imply a lot to John as a result of they’ve an unimaginable bond, however John’s late spouse additionally beloved Boomer. That is precisely why, after her name with John, Jennifer sprang into motion the way in which she did. She understood precisely how determined and panic-stricken John was over his beloved finest buddy being taken to a shelter.
“Boomer is John’s world. John’s had him since he was a pet, and I couldn’t stand the considered separating the 2,” shared Jennifer. “I simply couldn’t.”
With out hesitation, and even though John didn’t even know the place Boomer at present was, Jennifer agreed to search out him and look after him.
John by no means had any curiosity in re-homing Boomer, nevertheless it’s simply him and his furry finest buddy at residence. All of his household lives throughout the nation in Arkansas. So when he was in tough form and wanted to be hospitalized for an prolonged time period, there wasn’t anybody round to look after the canine.
Jennifer wasn’t going to let John’s well being standing power him and Boomer aside. She instantly started gathering an inventory of native animal shelters. Then, as soon as she was happy, she began on the high with the Rome Humane Society. As luck would have it, Boomer was on the first shelter she known as!
Jennifer arrived the second they opened, and inside minutes, Rome Humane Society confirmed that they’d just lately taken in a brand new pup named Boomer. She had discovered him and promptly made the preparations to undertake him!
Now Boomer is quickly dwelling with Jennifer as John has moved to a close-by rehab heart for additional therapy. As soon as he absolutely recovers, John will take Boomer residence.
For now, Boomer is in great arms with Jennifer. She even brings Boomer to the middle to go to John, the place he’s welcomed with open arms and has virtually achieved superstar standing.
“I’ve solely identified John for six months, however I do know he loves Boomer. And I do know a part of John’s therapeutic is understanding Boomer is OK.”