When two 6-year-old pit bulls had been surrendered to the Hillsborough County Shelter in Tampa, Florida, nobody had any thought this routine scenario would seize the eye of so many individuals, together with actor, Dave Bautista.

The unlucky canines, named Maggie and Ollie, had been dumped on the shelter as a result of their house owners had a brand new child.  The pair had been collectively since they had been tiny puppies and had been very bonded.  Regardless of this, the shelter separated the canines and housed them individually.

Thankfully for the canines, Rescue Me Tampa, a bunch of volunteers who helps discover properties for shelter canines took discover of the 2 pit bulls and shared them on their Fb web page.  They defined how the bonded pair had grown up collectively and now had been sadly separated.  The submit learn:

“They do not know what they did to deserve this,” the poster stated. “It simply breaks my coronary heart. They lived their complete life collectively!!! … Please think about adopting these 2 collectively. They only misplaced every little thing they knew and liked.”

The submit rapidly turned one of the crucial fashionable posts on the rescue web page and was shared over 2,000 occasions.  Feedback on the web page revealed that many individuals had been heartbroken over the scenario with the canines, some had been enraged, and almost everybody hoped and prayed the canines could be adopted collectively.

Amazingly, one week later, individuals received their want.  The replace stated that somebody had completely adopted each canines, and “they hit the DOGGIE LOTTERY!!!”

“Take a look at Maggie and Ollie they had been surrendered to the shelter as a result of their proprietor had a child, they had been SEPARATED from each other on the Pet Useful resource Middle regardless that they had been BONDED!! A gaggle of followers wasn’t having it and the PITBULL MAFIA sprung them TOGETHER!!!! These 2 had been simply PERMANENTLY ADOPTED, not by simply anybody, they hit the DOGGIE LOTTERY!!! Their new Daddy is actor/wrestler Dave Bautista. HAPPY TAILS MAGGIE AND OLLIE.”


Dave Bautista, Marvel star, fashionable actor, WWE wrestling champion, canine lover, proprietor of three pit bull tattoos, and promoter of Frankie’s Mates, a company that helps present veterinary take care of individuals who can’t afford it, had adopted the fortunate pups!

Actor Kumail Nanjiani, who starred with Bautista in Stuber, shared Bautista’s love of canines in an interview with the Tampa Bay Instances final yr.  He stated,

“He actually loves his canines, man,” Nanjiani stated. “There are some components the place we had been capturing with a canine in a automobile, and the canine would get overheated and he was simply so attuned to it. Dave could be like, ‘We are able to’t shoot! We now have to chill him down!’ and we’d be like, ‘Dave, we’re shedding daylight,’ and Dave could be like, ‘However he’s all panting!’ and so we’d be like, ‘Okay, Dave, we’ll take a break so the canine can get a little bit of relaxation.’ After which we’d shoot some stuff with out the canine, after which the canine would come again, and Dave would get all excited.”


Definitely these two candy canines did hit the doggie lottery and might be spoiled and effectively liked for a few years.  Please share this heartwarming story with your loved ones and associates!