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'GOOD-NATURED MUTT' NEEDS A GOOD HOME

Oct. 5, 2001 – In July, Coral World marketing manager and Source contributor Allegra Kean was looking for good homes for two abandoned kittens at the marine attraction — and she found them after the situation was reported in the Source.
Well, one good turn deserves another. (Cynics might say no good deed goes unpunished, but that's not Kean's style.)
Her newest rescue case is a young island dog. Actually, it was her mother, Josie Kean, who found "Skippy," as they've dubbed him, on Denmark Hill a couple of weeks ago.
"He was all skin and bones and readily accepted any human attention," Allegra Kean recalls. "We have been feeding him two or three meals a day ever since, and he has filled out a lot and grown extremely friendly. He has the sleek shape of a Doberman pinscher, and someone must have thought him one, because his tail was cut off. But he is just another good-natured island mutt, I would estimate around a year old."
She quickly learned that the young dog even knows a few old tricks. "When I approached him for the first time, I held out my hand for him to sniff, and he responded by giving me his paw," she says. "He likes to play catch and wants nothing more than a belly rub every now and then."
Prospective adopters can reach Skippy's unintended foster parents by sending an e-mail to source@viaccess.net or by calling 774-9541.

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Oct. 5, 2001 - In July, Coral World marketing manager and Source contributor Allegra Kean was looking for good homes for two abandoned kittens at the marine attraction -- and she found them after the situation was reported in the Source.
Well, one good turn deserves another. (Cynics might say no good deed goes unpunished, but that's not Kean's style.)
Her newest rescue case is a young island dog. Actually, it was her mother, Josie Kean, who found "Skippy," as they've dubbed him, on Denmark Hill a couple of weeks ago.
"He was all skin and bones and readily accepted any human attention," Allegra Kean recalls. "We have been feeding him two or three meals a day ever since, and he has filled out a lot and grown extremely friendly. He has the sleek shape of a Doberman pinscher, and someone must have thought him one, because his tail was cut off. But he is just another good-natured island mutt, I would estimate around a year old."
She quickly learned that the young dog even knows a few old tricks. "When I approached him for the first time, I held out my hand for him to sniff, and he responded by giving me his paw," she says. "He likes to play catch and wants nothing more than a belly rub every now and then."
Prospective adopters can reach Skippy's unintended foster parents by sending an e-mail to source@viaccess.net or by calling 774-9541.