Summer in the South is lovely, but there are dangers, too. For pets, a big one is heartworms caused by mosquito bites. Mosquitoes transmit deadly heartworms when they bite an infected dog or cat and then spread to others.
When Bill and Bertha Sheffield discovered an injured golden retriever mix near Interstate 16, they reached out for help. When they saw it again still in dire circumstances, they pushed harder and the dog was rescued and is improving in a home full of love.