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"Bringing Muffin home; the story of a dog rescued from a shelter in Cali, and driven to MI."

shipping from Delano, California Romulus, Michigan for $275.00

11/8/2007
$275.00
Delano, California
Romulus, Michigan
2307 mi.

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I started this whole journey w/an email. I saw a dog in Delano, CA. at a shelter, an apparent victim of the cali wildfires, a stray who arrived with soot on her from head to toe and burns in her foot pads. I kept seeing this same sweet black dog over and over, then finally the email said it was her last week. I could not let her die there! I started making phone calls, sending emails, doing web searches...all looking for a way to get this sweet baby home, safe to me, in MICHIGAN. Yes, from California to Michigan....could the trip be any longer?? I looking into having her shipped thru 2 different web pet shippers to the tune of 1200$-1400$ dollars each-yikes! Then I looked into flying out myself renting a car, driving 3 hours to get her, driving back and flying home the same night w/her. But then I found Uship and HuggyBearTransport! I posted an add and within 2 days had a bid from Johnathon from HBT. He even gave me a bit of a deal due to her being a shelter dog (I promised not to tell but he did such a good deed I have to sing his praises!) I read his feedback, 100% possitive! Asked him a few questions, then decided he was the one. Our first phone call let me know I had made the right choice in who I picked to ship my precious cargo. This was after all, a life and death situation...with out Johnathon my puppy would have been put to death in a shelter in California. John went out of his way to keep me posted on his trip, he even called me when he arrived at the shelter to pick her up, I got to be on the phone when my puppy got her first breath of freedom! I almost cried it was such an amazing feeling! HBT then drove her over the next five days cross country to MI. He kept me updated on how she was doing via emails, phone calls & text messages, EVEN pictures! I could not have asked for a better outcome to this story! I recieved my shelter puppy from HBT just over a week ago (the day b4 thankgiving) and could not be happier! Thanks USHIP and Johnathon! :)

- Alissa S.