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Smooch from a pooch

Mutts of the Midway volunteer John Shaker smiles as he gets a smooch from Burt, a 5-year-old American Pit Bull/Boston Terrier mix.CRRNH JohnShakerAnd Burt 011922

Shaker works as a transporter, driving dogs to and from veterinarian appointments.

The 37-pound Burt was rescued by the non-profit Mutts of the Midway from a shelter in Texas.

For several months, he has been in foster care and is up for adoption with a clean bill of health.

Mutts officials have announced that a handful of dogs from a shelter in Laredo will arrive in Chicago on Saturday, Jan. 22. Volunteers are needed to provide care for the dogs as they await adoption. For details, visit muttsofthemidway.org.

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