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Spokane hair salon helps reunite a man with his dog

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

It’s hard for a lot of us to imagine being separated from our pets, but that became the reality for one man and there was nowhere for his dog to go.

Kayleigh Tancreti is the manager of the Great Clips in Hillyard. She says a homeless man and his dog hang out around their salon and then last week, there was a commotion outside.

Police arrested the man, Kayleigh says, on a warrant. Her co-worker went outside and saw the guy upset and emotional because “the dog is like family to him,” she says.

That’s when her coworker made a promise to make sure he would be reunited with the dog when he gets out. She called SCRAPS every day to make sure the dog was still there. Then, on Saturday, the reunion between the two happened.

Kayleigh’s coworkers were able to raise $160 to pay to get the dog back. Kayleigh says some officers even chipped in a bit. She just hopes that good inspires more good.

“To step in and help someone she doesn’t necessarily really know, but sees that the dog was so important to him for her to want to help him was really nice,” Kayleigh says.

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