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Pay it 4ward: Retired veteran honored for helping animals

BRITTANY COSTELLO
June 25, 2018 10:29 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A retired veteran is dedicating his retirement to saving lonely pets that are in need of a forever home.

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Tom Griffith has traveled the state to make sure that unwanted pet, especially those with special needs, find a loving home.

He works with the foster-based group Bridges to Home.

Its founder says Griffith is a special breed.

“Almost a year ago we wanted to help a dog that was in the Roswell animal shelter and we put a request for someone to bring the dog up here to Albuquerque and Tom volunteered,” said Marie Privett.

Most recently, Griffith fostered a litter of puppies and kittens.

It’s for those reason’s Griffith was nominated for Pay it 4ward.

“We are all so thankful for how much you transport, how much you donate, and how much time and effort you put into helping all the animals you help, no matter what time of day it is,” Privett told Griffith.

Instead of enjoying the $400 given to Griffith, he turned around and donated the money to Bridges to Home.

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