Andrew Powell and his Golden Retriever Gunner have a lot in common. Both have overcome huge obstacles to get to where they are today.
Both Andrew and his brother were hit by a car going 70 miles per hour when they were out cycling. Andrew’s brother-in-law was killed instantly and Andrew suffered major injuries.
Gunner was a stray on the streets of Istanbul and almost didn’t make the cut to come to the USA. He was supposed to be on the first flight of Goldens to Atlanta, but he was diagnosed with distemper, a contagious and serious viral illness.
His rescuers thought he might have to be euthanized due to the illness but Turkish animal rescuer Yasemin Baban nursed him back to health for a month in Istanbul until he could be brought to the USA.
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