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Man's best friends out for a walk in Sydney

Affectionate moment

Tyler O’Neil of Sydney has an affectionate moment with his dogs Dexter, left, a pit bul,l and Nina, a shepherd mix, while out for a walk on Vulcan Avenue in Sydney on Wednesday. O’Neil said he adopted the dogs from the Relinquished Souls Animal Rescue Society in Amherst, N.S., which rescues dogs from kill shelters in Texas and dedicates their time to finding good homes for them. O’Neil said he went to Amherst to adopt Dexter and then discovered Dexter had bonded deeply with Nina at the shelter — where the two dogs had been together for two months — and  couldn’t bear  to separate them, so he adopted them both. O’Neil says they are great dogs. Sharon Montgomery-Dupe/Cape Breton Post
Tyler O’Neil of Sydney has an affectionate moment with his dogs Dexter, left, a pit bull, and Nina, a shepherd mix, while out for a walk on Vulcan Avenue in Sydney on Wednesday.
SYDNEY, N.S. —

Tyler O’Neil of Sydney has an affectionate moment with his dogs Dexter, left, a pit bull, and Nina, a shepherd mix, while out for a walk on Vulcan Avenue in Sydney on Wednesday.

O’Neil said he adopted the dogs from the Relinquished Souls Animal Rescue Society in Amherst, N.S., which rescues dogs from kill shelters in Texas and dedicates their time to finding good homes for them.

O’Neil said he went to Amherst to adopt Dexter and then discovered Dexter had bonded deeply with Nina at the shelter — where the two dogs had been together for two months — and couldn’t bear to separate them, so he adopted them both. O’Neil says they are great dogs.

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