A heartwarming tale unfolded when a pregnant canine, originally slated for euthanasia, unexpectedly arrived at her foster parent’s doorstep. The story commenced when Nicholas agreed to provide temporary refuge for a dog he learned about from a friend who had encountered her at an animal shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina.
As reported by Fox 13 News, the dog in question was a female named “Emma,” facing the imminent risk of being euthanized, with time running out. Fortunately, Nicholas had a friend who was aware of his prior experience in fostering dogs and connected him with Jesse’s Place Rescue Inc., also known as Save The Labs.
In his message, Nick expressed his willingness to foster and potentially adopt this delightful female dog. He conveyed that he possessed the essential qualities – patience, tranquility, and gentleness – to provide care for the dog. Additionally, he shared the poignant story of his previous rescued dog’s battle with cancer, which sadly ended in 2016.
Jesse’s Place Rescue acted swiftly to facilitate Emma’s safe removal from the shelter and transport her to Nicholas. However, what the rescuers were unaware of was that Emma was carrying a bundle of joy within her belly, and it was evident that she was on the brink of giving birth at any moment.
Fortunately, Nicholas had experience delivering farm animals, as reported by Fox 13. Instead of returning Emma to the shelter for the birth, Nicholas made the compassionate choice to oversee the delivery himself. With the assistance of his friend Sheena, he successfully delivered a litter of six healthy puppies.
Both Emma and her newborns are in excellent health. Nicholas has assumed responsibility for caring for Emma and her puppies, while Jesse’s Place Rescue remains dedicated to finding them loving forever homes.