Older Adult Pet Adoption allows people to get pets for free

Caring Hands Humane Society Executive Director Kevin Stubbs, right, pets Kathy Dowell's dog Morty. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now One time when Kathy Dowell of Newton sat on her recliner, her adopted dog, Morty, who’s 6, started licking her tears away. Dowell has had a rough go of it, having divorced and moved, and then her daughter going off to college fairly recently. “He

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