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When This Firefighter Was Asked To Pose With A Rescue Dog For A Calendar, He Couldnt Resist Adopting Her

Back in {May|Might|May possibly}, 34-year-old Rob Tackett was posing for the 2017 Charleston Animal Society’ s firefighter calendar with Kimber, the rescue puppy – but little did {he|that he} know {he would|he’d|however} end up adopting the dog. “ Her owner and his wife {told me|explained|said} she wouldn’ t {go around|bypass} any guys, ” Army veteran and firefighter Tackett said. “ When I first met her she curled up in my arms, it was {an instant|an instantaneous|an immediate} connection. She felt safe with me. ”


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Kimber’ s owner Steve Hall was an elite Marine sniper who served three tours of Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon returning from duty, {he|that he} started {suffering from|experiencing|struggling with} PTSD and Kimber the doggie helped him relieve anxiety. {Unfortunately|Regrettably|Unfortuitously}, Hall fell ill in the summer, requiring neck and back surgeries. As his health didn’ t recover, he knew he couldn’ t keep Kimber anymore, and, as he and Tackett were friends, {he|that he} knew whom to turn to.

“ {He was|That he was} heartbroken, ” Tackett recalls. “ He said, ‘ My health {is not|isn’t|just isn’t} where {I want|I’d like|I would like} it to be. We can’ t take care of Kimber. I don’ t want her going anywhere else. ’ ” Tackett ended up adopting the pooch, and it changed his life for {the better|the higher|the greater}. He hopes that Kimber can help other veterans {the way|just how|the way in which} she helped him and his friend Hall.

Back in {May|Might|May possibly}, 34-year-old Rob Tackett was posing for the calendar with Kimber, the rescue puppy

“ Her owner and his wife told me she wouldn’ t go around any guys”

“ When I first met her she curled up {in my|in my own|within my} arms, {it was|it had been|it absolutely was} an instant connection. She felt safe with me”

A few months later, Kimber’ s owner who happened to be Tackett’ s friend and fellow Army veteran, fell ill

{Due to|Because of|As a result of} his {health problems|health issues|health conditions}, he couldn’ t {take care of|look after|care for} the doggie anymore, so Tackett was asked {to adopt|to look at|to consider} Kimber

“ {I love|I really like|I enjoy} that dog. Just being around her makes {everything|every thing} easier…   She keeps me happy”

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