Phoenix couple helps nurse chubby canines again to well being

Phoenix couple helps nurse chubby canines again to well being
Phoenix couple helps nurse chubby canines again to well being

When Erin McManis and Chad Schatz determined to undertake a senior canine in 2010, they weren’t anticipating to welcome a 58-pound beagle. However after nursing Snickers again to a wholesome weight, the Phoenix couple continued serving to different chubby canines — together with one which turned an web sensation.

“The rescue (shelter) … once they had one other overweight canine, they have been form of like ‘hey, do you suppose possibly you might assist this one?’ After which that form of began that, we’d form of assist the overweight canines. Nevertheless it was only a coincidence the primary one,” McManis stated.

Since taking Snickers in, McManis and Schatz have fostered or adopted 14 different canines.

The couple’s house is roofed in images of the canines they’ve fostered or adopted, and present four-legged roommates embody beagles Wolfgang and Paddy and chihuahuas Rory and Lazlo. They bark often, go for strolls round the home, sunbathe within the yard and discover themselves comfy within the laps of McManis or Schatz.