August 20, 2017
After helping her foster dog Monkey through his final days of life, Michele Allen knew she’d found her calling. In 2015, the former nurse started Monkey’s House, a hospice and second home for terminally-ill dogs that would otherwise be euthanized in shelters. Currently, Allen helps around 25 dogs at a time, giving them customized love, care and comfort in their final months, weeks and days.
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Video: CNN Hero Michele Allen
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