Sharon Lawler, from Playa Del Rey, Calif., left, with “Peluche,” a Tibetan-Terrier Mix available for adoption held by pet care giver Sean McGinnis, at the NKLA Pet Adoption Center in Los Angeles in 2013.
Sharon Lawler, from Playa Del Rey, Calif., left, with “Peluche,” a Tibetan-Terrier Mix available for adoption held by pet care giver Sean McGinnis, at the NKLA Pet Adoption Center in Los Angeles in 2013. Damian Dovarganes AP
Sharon Lawler, from Playa Del Rey, Calif., left, with “Peluche,” a Tibetan-Terrier Mix available for adoption held by pet care giver Sean McGinnis, at the NKLA Pet Adoption Center in Los Angeles in 2013. Damian Dovarganes AP

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