Larry and Virginia Macha took in their first stray dog about 10 years ago. Larry served on the board for the Allen County Animal Rescue Foundation (ACARF) at the time and was helping the group build its rescue facility.
Their granddaughter brought them a boxer-Labrador mix named Molly, along with a contract where she promised to teach the dog tricks and babysit if they would take the stray. They did.
Then came Daisy, a beagle rescued from a puppy mill. Remington, a big hound with numerous medical issues, came from ACARF.