How Ruby the Unwanted Shelter Dog Became Hero and a Movie Star

March 17, 2022

When corporal Daniel O’Neill of the Rhode Island State Police adopted a shelter dog that no one else wanted, he could never have imagined how his life would change. Ruby the dog had been adopted and returned five times before the shelter volunteer convinced O’Neill to take her. Ruby became a certified K-9, and on one fateful day, she was part of a search party for a missing teenager. She found the teen, who authorities later learned was the son of the volunteer at the shelter.