When a California woman went into a nail salon for a manicure one day, she had no idea that her visit would save a poor dog's life.
As Darlene was getting her nails done, her manicurist told her she was looking to find a home for her dog, because her son was not feeding him or providing water.
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The manicurist also told the retired interior designer that she wanted to have the pup euthanized, but did not want to pay $200 for the procedure.
"I couldn't believe my eyes. It made me ill," Darlene said in a video about Smokey's rescue and recovery.
Darlene sprang into action and went to rescue him.