If Olympic medals were handed out for doing good deeds, the athletes from Team USA would be bringing home even more Gold!
While Russian authorities quietly ordered a massive effort to destroy the thousands of stray dogs roaming the streets of Sochi in advance of the Winter Olympic Games, good Samaritans, rescuers, and visiting athletes have been working, instead, to save these dogs, giving them loving homes in America!
Check out the adorable new best buddy adopted by Olympic Snowboarder, Lindsey Jacobellis:
— Holly Brooks (@brooksha1) February 17, 2014
Team USA hockey forward T.J. Oshie and his St. Louis Blues teammate David Backes both found love in Sochi:
— Athletes For Animals (@A4A_org) February 18, 2014
American Women’s Hockey olympian Kelli Stack is cheered on by her new love, Horsey:
— Kelli Stack (@kstack16) February 8, 2014
And, freeskier Gus Kenworthy is working hard to bring home a mother and her four precious pups:
— Gus Kenworthy (@guskenworthy) February 11, 2014
With five more days remaining in the Winter Olympic Games, there’s still plenty of time for more Olympians to bring home what will surely prove to be the best prize of all – a new best friend!