Jessica Williams couldn’t wait until her birthday in November to adopt a dog. She was way too excited! Jessica’s boyfriend Jared finally gave in once they moved into their pet-friendly apartment. Jessica just had to wait a few more months. But she couldn’t help herself. She just had to look online to see what her future dog might be like.

That’s when she saw him. A dog that needed her now. The saddest little face that broke her heart.

Jessica Williams via The Dodo

The sad little face belonged to Benji, a stray that was picked up in Los Angeles and taken to a large, rowdy city shelter. He was a nervous little guy and had a flea allergy so he lost most of his fur.

Jessica Williams via The Dodo

“He was at the shelter for 10 days and wasn’t handling it well,” Jessica told The Dodo. “He would snarl and snap at people as they walked by. I had never seen a sadder dog and knew we couldn’t leave him there.”

The couple knew that Benji needed them so they decided they would make the 6-hour drive, from their apartment in Sacremento to Los Angeles.

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