Pets

February 23, 2013 7:16 AM

Teen becomes powerful lobbyist for thousands of ‘misfit’ cats, dogs

It began last summer when Halie Weber went to adopt a dog. Halie, then 16, and her mother were trying to choose from a pair of pooches at Lake County, Fla., Animal Services when they learned that the one left behind would be euthanized the next day — along with at least a dozen more.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Meet the breeds at Century II 01:10

Meet the breeds at Century II

VIDEO: Dog is popular on social media 01:15

VIDEO: Dog is popular on social media

VIDEO: The Wichita Eagle's booth at Woofstock 2015 01:53

VIDEO: The Wichita Eagle's booth at Woofstock 2015

VIDEO: Woofstock 2015 attracts pets and their people 01:23

VIDEO: Woofstock 2015 attracts pets and their people

The dog train rolls in east Fort Worth 00:40

The dog train rolls in east Fort Worth

VIDEO: Humane Society offering adoption specials 00:46

VIDEO: Humane Society offering adoption specials

Storms build over Salina 00:37

Storms build over Salina

Young girl calls 911 when her friends fall into creek 01:35

Young girl calls 911 when her friends fall into creek

4A-I State Baseball: Andover Central 4, Eudora 2 02:05

4A-I State Baseball: Andover Central 4, Eudora 2

Old Town bars to begin scanning IDs 00:54

Old Town bars to begin scanning IDs

Tornado damage north of Abilene 00:23

Tornado damage north of Abilene

Share Video

Entertainment Videos