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The Dramatic Origin Story of Toots

Gather around loved ones and let us weave you the tale of how we came to know our beloved mascot Toots. She is a black, muscular pit bull with the heart of angel food cake! We first discovered her running down the middle of Shelby Avenue, dragging behind her a chain padlocked around her neck. The frayed wires on the end whipping like a metal scorpions tail. She was timid, but friendly. First thing, her sorry excuse for a leash had to go. Next- food, water, lots of love. While we searched for a new home for her she adopted us and it became apparent where her forever home truly was. ​

It also came to our attention that poor Toots had heart worms. She endured the months-long treatment with dignity, resting on her bed behind the desk and at home. She lost her hearing to the regimen, but it does not slow her down. She's a fighter. Today she's frequently seen with painted toenails and a smile on her face for every guest she meets. She has a new collar, but she is, now and forever, free from her chains.