• Jim and Amora: How A Three Legged Shelter Dog Saved A Suicidal Veteran

    12 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Jim Brakewood Jr. might look like kind of a scary dude. At 6'2”, loaded with muscles, long, wild hair and a beard a to match, he cuts a pretty imposing figure. It's as if a Viking decided he wasn't ready for Valhalla just yet and decided to pay Instagram a visit instead.
    He has a soft spot for dogs, though. In particular, his Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Amora.
    Jim has seen war. In two tours in Iraq he has been in battle, he has been wounded and he has lost friends. During his second tour, Jim was shot in the head in Mosul, but somehow survived and made his way back home. He earned a Purple...
    Read more ...