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Newsweek, a publication that celebrates animals, shares heartwarming stories with their “pets of the week” line-up. This week, one story stood out — Betty.

Betty, a five-year-old golden retriever and Irish setter mix, has a story of resilience and transformation. Rescued from a slaughter truck in China at just four months old, she faced a grim fate. She was emaciated and plagued with numerous health issues, but her owner, Bonny Osterman, was determined to give her a second chance at life.

After a year of dedicated care and love, Betty has blossomed into a healthy and funny girl according to her human. With her lush coat of golden red fur, Betty’s heartwarming quirk is her love for stuffed toys. She carries a big stuffed toy everywhere she goes, parading down the streets with pride as people stop to take pictures. Betty’s journey doesn’t end there; she’s in training to become a therapy dog, spreading smiles and happiness wherever she goes. This glamorous girl truly deserves her spotlight on Newsweek.

Their feature on their readers’ furry friends also included a few other amazing pets like Kalu. Short for Kaluluwa, he resides with his owner, Michelle Duque, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. His name, meaning ghost, spirit, or soul in Tagalog, perfectly encapsulates his playful and mischievous nature. Kalu has brought an abundance of fun and love to Michelle’s family!

These heartwarming pet stories remind us of the joy and love that our furry friends bring into our lives!

We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to adopt instead of shop. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!

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