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This UPS Driver Just Adopted A Pit Bull On Her Work Route After The Death Of His Owner
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This UPS Driver Just Adopted A Pit Bull On Her Work Route After The Death Of His Owner

Katie Newhouser is a UPS driver who has developed a friendship with Leo, her client’s pit bull from Rancho Cucamonga, California. The woman, however, had no idea that one day she would be looking after this sweet doggie.

“Whenever I’d turn up at the complex, he’d apparently go crazy, and he’d want to come down and see me,” Newhouser told The Dodo. “He just took a liking to me for some reason. He’d always come up and lick me.”

Leo would also jump into her truck. “He would sit there and sniff around,” Newhouser said. “When I had to leave, he didn’t want to get out.”

The UPS driver even got to meet the doggie’s human, a woman named Tina. This continued for a year, until one day, when Newhouser came back from her holiday and went to their complex. She couldn’t find Tina around, and that’s when she learned that the woman had passed away.

“I knew he had nowhere to go, and I didn’t want him to end up in a shelter, and with somebody who was not going to be good for him.”

Now the doggie lives with Newhouser, who is showering him with love and support through this sensitive time of grieving. Bless the doggie’s heart.

More info: Facebook (h/t)

UPS driver Katie Newhouser’s client had a very friendly pit bull named Leo

“Whenever I’d turn up at the complex, he’d apparently go crazy, and he’d want to come down and see me”

This continued for a year and their friendship grew stronger

Sadly, one day when she came back from holidays, Newhouser learned that Leo’s owner passed away

Knowing Leo had nowhere to go, the UPS driver decided to take in the grieving doggie and shower him with love

“I didn’t want him to end up in a shelter, and with somebody who was not going to be good for him”

“He’s a big baby. He’s one of the most gentle dogs I have ever met”

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adoracat
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5 years ago

Proving yet again, that pitties are like most other dogs, if they have good owners they end up being good dogs.

John L
Community Member
5 years ago

My shih-tzu Charlie loves the "Man in Brown". We live at the end of a cul-de-sac, and Charlie sits in the LR window looking out every day, looking for that brown truck. When it turns into the street, he goes bananas, and I come upstairs from the shop. I let him out, and he goes to the end of the driveway, and waits for the truck to turn into the cul-de-sac. When the truck stops, he rushes over to the steps and begs to be let up, which he is. The two of them have a 30 second love fest. Charlie loves everybody, but especially the UPS folks. Between that, and the Lowes Center, he is one pampered little fellow. :D

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Melissa Nunya
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5 years ago

So glad she adopted him :)

Cathy b
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice story and lucky pit . 😊

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adoracat
Community Member
5 years ago

Proving yet again, that pitties are like most other dogs, if they have good owners they end up being good dogs.

John L
Community Member
5 years ago

My shih-tzu Charlie loves the "Man in Brown". We live at the end of a cul-de-sac, and Charlie sits in the LR window looking out every day, looking for that brown truck. When it turns into the street, he goes bananas, and I come upstairs from the shop. I let him out, and he goes to the end of the driveway, and waits for the truck to turn into the cul-de-sac. When the truck stops, he rushes over to the steps and begs to be let up, which he is. The two of them have a 30 second love fest. Charlie loves everybody, but especially the UPS folks. Between that, and the Lowes Center, he is one pampered little fellow. :D

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Melissa Nunya
Community Member
5 years ago

So glad she adopted him :)

Cathy b
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice story and lucky pit . 😊

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