BJ wants everyone to know that there are GOOD people out there who love animals and will do whatever is necessary to help them.
On Saturday, hikers found a German Shepard Dog wedged between rocks on a mountain in Colorado. She was whimpering and injured and had obviously been there for a few days. The couple treated her wounds and left her their water; they were not equipped to rescue Missy. What they do that the owner didn't bother to do was to seek help from a hikers forum. Scott Washburn assembled a team and went up the mountain and found her. By the time the team got to Missy she had been there for 8 days and weighed 100 lbs. The team took her down the mountain in an oversized backpack and brought her to a vet. (She will make a full recovery.)
The owner was identified and he said that he was forced to leave her on the mountain because a storm was approaching and he needed to protect a teenager that he had taken with him. So, he left the dog. He told the sheriff and was told there was no manpower to help. The owner did nothing else to get Missy.
The hikers DID something. They sought help and another of hikers climbed up the mountain and saved Missy.
The owner wants the dog back. Scott Washburn and his wife want to adopt Missy. Now it's up to a judge to decide who gets the dog.
With whom should Missy live?