Editorial: Suitcase puppies should inspire adoption of other dogs

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - The puppies in a suitcase story sure grabbed the hearts and the headlines.  And now that those adorable pooches are almost ready for adoption, people are lining up to adopt one.

Since there are only 6 suitcase puppies, it's doubtful you will get one of these famous pups.  But here's a thought: if you think a dog would be a wonderful addition to your family, visit the Humane Society or one of the other shelters in the area.

I am sure your dog-loving heart will be tugged just as hard by the puppies and dogs you see there.  Not every puppy can go from being callously dumped to becoming a media headline. But just about every dog that is available for adoption will wag it's tail off to become a star in your life.  That's just the way they are.  Keep your heart open, a dog will fill it every time.

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