When looking at
a litter of puppies, AJ tugged at James' heart. Wonderfully
sweet and gentle, with a lovely sense of humor - easily a
match for an twelve year old boy!
Both dog and boy
AJ fit right into
the family - just as if he had always been there. AJ was the
buddy of James' mom, Barbara, while James was at school. But
any other time, the two were inseparable. They walked together,
hiked together, played ball together.
AJ gave his unconditional
love and made everyone better just by his being there. After
AJ had been with his family for only a few months, James commented
that "AJ really did improve the quality of life around