Shelter Me: Rescue Dogs Rock Animal Rescue

FRANKLINVILLE, N.J. (WPVI) -- One dog, called Dikan makes his journey from a shelter pup to a therapy dog.

And, this is one of the reasons we do Shelter Me each week.

"Your story led to his litter being placed in foster care with Rescue Dogs Rock," said Arlene Binsik.

Arlene adopted Dikan in August 2014.

"We had someone foster eleven puppies at Rock until they were eight or nine weeks, and then they found homes," said Ginny Chappell, the founder of Rescue Dogs Rock Animal Rescue.

Now, Dikan, a mix Pit-Bull is loving his home and his new role with his foster mom, Arlene.

Ginny says, "She works with HIV patients and now Dikan is a therapy dog."

Arlene added, "For them to come in and be able to interact with a dog, it relaxes them and allows them to enjoy the visit more."

Dikan is just one of the success stories made possible by Rescue Dogs Rock.

It's not any dog into any home, it's the right dog and the right home," said Ginny.

If you're interested in any of the animals you've met today, you can visit the Rescue Dogs Rock Animal Rescue website.

And, if you'd like us to share your shelter success stories, post a picture to the FYI Philly Facebook page using #6abc Shelter Me and tell us where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you.

Action News will feature your stories on upcoming Shelter Me segments.
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