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Starving Dog Left To Die By Her Owners Becomes Friends With Firefighters, And Now They Hang Out Every Day
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Starving Dog Left To Die By Her Owners Becomes Friends With Firefighters, And Now They Hang Out Every Day

When Ashley the pit bull was found starving and cold in an abandoned home, a firehouse in New York agreed to take her in until her rescuers could find her a family. 3 days later, they adopted her.

The New York City Fire Department station, known as Fort Pitt, fell in love with Ashley from the first wag of her tail. A beautiful sand-coloured pit bull, she has truly become part of the team, and even has her own seat in the firetruck. Ashley also has her own Instagram account where you can follow all of her firefighting adventures.

Ashley was rescued by No More Pain, a New Jersey organisation dedicated to saving and relocating animals left to die. The company, a non-profit team of 4, has limited resources and relies heavily on donations. You can help them here.

Ashley the pit bull was abandoned by her former owners, and found starving and cold

Her rescuers, Erica Mahnken and Michael Favor, brought her to a New York firehouse where they had friends

She was only supposed to stay until a permanent home for her was found…

But 3 days after her arrival, Fort Pitt station decided to adopt Ashley

The crew fell in love with her from the first tail wag, and she connected with them right away as well

Ashley even has her own seat on the firetruck, and accompanies the crew on short runs

Ashley was rescued by No More Pain, a New Jersey organisation dedicated to saving animals left to die

The non-profit team of 4 has limited resources, and needs help to find homes for dogs like Ashley

Every rescue dog deserves the love and acceptance Ashley has found

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

This article stirs up such a mix of emotions. Such anger and resentment towards the owners who abandoned her (takes a certain kind of awful person to do that), and then respect and adoration for the amazing firemen who already are super selfless, to take in such a clearly loving dog! Bless you guys for all you do!

Crystllee
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5 years ago

Love that this pit is now the heart of Ft Pitt.

Kaitlyn DSOUZA
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5 years ago

omg lol i get it

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Alex smith
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5 years ago

So sweet #savethepitbull

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

This article stirs up such a mix of emotions. Such anger and resentment towards the owners who abandoned her (takes a certain kind of awful person to do that), and then respect and adoration for the amazing firemen who already are super selfless, to take in such a clearly loving dog! Bless you guys for all you do!

Crystllee
Community Member
5 years ago

Love that this pit is now the heart of Ft Pitt.

Kaitlyn DSOUZA
Community Member
5 years ago

omg lol i get it

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Alex smith
Community Member
5 years ago

So sweet #savethepitbull

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