Community Comes Together To Help Vet’s Best Friend
Published: February 21st, 2013
By: Kevin Doonan

Community comes together to help vet’s best friend

NORWICH – Thanks to the concerted efforts of Pet Street Station Animal Hospital and the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR), the life of a treasured friend was saved last December.

After three tours of duty in Iraq and two in Afghanistan, Army Sgt. Joyce Gibbons returned to an empty home. All that remained of her previous life was her closest friend, a Jack Russell named Squeakers.

“No matter how I felt or what was going on, he always made me smile,” she said.

On Dec. 3, Squeakers was admitted to Pet Street Station, severely dehydrated and unresponsive.


The Evening Sun

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