When your dog has to be put to sleep

Shelters are trying to work with pet owners with financial issues

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Sep 8 · 8 min read
My dog of 9 years: Faith (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

I trotted into the credit union groggily, barely awake and intent on gobbling down my fast food breakfast. I’d been working on and off at my mother’s job since I was a pre-teen, and this was quarterly mailing time, where we printed out statements and sent brochures to all the members. She’d…