It’s always heartbreaking to see shelter dogs being neglected by potential owners and having to be euthanized. But fortunately, there is a growing trend of adopting abandoned dogs and cats, which is increasing the chances of these animals finding new loving homes. One lucky dog, Russ the Pitbull, found his forever home in the arms of Kayla Filoon, a 20-year-old college student who volunteered as a dog-walker at an animal shelter in Philadelphia. When Russ was taken to the ACCT Philly shelter where Filoon worked, she immediately knew that there was a special connection between them, and it was love at first sight for both of them. A friend of Filoon captured a photo of Russ being affectionate, which has since been shared on Facebook, highlighting the undeniable bond between the pair. With his adorable face, how could anyone resist falling in love with Russ?
Kayla Filoon fell in love with a stray dog at first sight. The poor dog was in a terrible condition when it came into her life.
As he was shedding fur and appeared extremely malnourished, Kayla realized that the shelter would eventually have to euthanize him. This led her to make a decision to bring him home and give him a forever family by adoption!
Russ is a grateful and loving canine who expresses his gratitude in his own special way.
He thoroughly enjoyed cuddling up!
Filoon claims that he is the most ideal canine companion possible.
As I was busy with my homework one evening, my partner was attempting to cozy up with me.
Kayla’s friend’s Facebook post of a photo became incredibly popular and was widely shared.
Russ is receiving an outpouring of affection from animal enthusiasts worldwide!
“Truly, he’s very affectionate and loving.”
Filoon shares his living space with six other housemates who are just as fond of Russ as he is.
Russ needed some time to get used to his unfamiliar surroundings.
Through consistent affection, attention, and ample downtime, he managed to recover quite nicely.
Presently, he is in good health and joyous!
Kayla desires that Russ’ narrative motivates more people to embrace adoption.
With Russ’ happy ending, more dogs can experience the same joy too!