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Woman sees outpouring of support in finding dog a home after owner gets cancer


KUSA - A Craigslist post about Yola the beagle shepherd mix needing a home since her human is dying of cancer, overwhelmed the woman trying to place the dog in a good home.

Bev, who only wants to be identified by her first name, says she’s friends with Yola’s human, John.

John adopted Yola from an animal shelter in Yuma, Arizona in February of 2016.

“There was Yola. She’s a beagle shepherd mix,” Bev said. “It was pretty much love at first sight. It’s obvious they’re meant for each other.”

In June, Bev told 9NEWS John was diagnosed with stage IV esophageal cancer. It was up to her to find Yola a home.

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