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With a discarded dog asleep near my feet even I can't say anything sarcastic.
"It's a cliché to say that animals love you unconditionally, but it's also really true," says Gretchen Dukowitz of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), who lives with a dog, a cat and a bird, all rescued.
"Animals don't care who you are; they don't care about politics. All they know is that you care for them, and they're ecstatically happy to see you." ...
At Long Island's North Shore Animal League, no one wanted to adopt a large, sweet, three-legged mutt named Tiny Tim - so named because he'd had one leg amputated on Christmas Eve.
But when fashion designer John Bartlett met Tim, it was puppy love at first sight.