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All aboard the Canine Express

by Donna Mary Mahoney
June 12, 2014


Dog 2

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Brando, a rottie mix shelter dog, is taking a break.



The Canine Express transports shelter dogs from overcrowded animal shelters in Indiana to ones on the east coast. Once a month, in all types of weather, volunteers drive vans filled with dogs to places as far away as Maine, where they are adopted.