Posted 8/13/2013 5:17 PM by MDGREGORY
Early Monday morning at 4:12 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Marc Melville was in the last couple hours of his 12 hour shift when a call was broadcast over the radio of a male who appeared to be abandoning puppies in the roadway at Thierman and Appleway.
Deputy Melville, who happened to be right down the road when the call came out, began checking the area. He did not locate the suspect vehicle but he did locate one puppy. With the puppy safely secured in his vehicle, he continued to check the area for any
other puppies, or the suspect, but was unsuccessful.
The puppy, being very young (as well as very cute) immediately began to try and befriend Deputy Melville. With his shift at an end and realizing any attempt to resist the charm of his newfound furry friend would be futile, Deputy Melville brought the puppy
home to give it food and water.
At last report, it appears this adorable puppy may have charmed his way into a very good home and is doing well.
This story appears to have a happy ending, but people who have pets they cannot take care of and unable to find a good home for are encouraged to contact SCRAPS at
http://www.spokanecounty.org/scraps/ instead of dropping them off on the side of the road to fend for themselves.