A San Antonio woman made multiple efforts to save a pet she found roaming the snow-filled streets of Texas. When all else failed, she understood she had one last concept: utilize tortillas.
Kristin Salinas-Labrador, 28, was returning from work when she saw a black Labrador on the roadway and immediately pulled over. She desired to get near him, the pet dog was too afraid. Remembering her wife informed her to bring tortillas previously that day back home, she was able to utilize those to slowly get him inside the car by breaking it into pieces, an encounter captured by WOAI.
After putting several pieces in the car, she had the ability to draw the canine in the back seat. While all this is taking place, she was calling her partner, Nicole Salinas-Labrador, 30, who motivated her to bring the dog back house.
” As soon as we see a stray, either if it’s a pet or a feline, we bring it in and try to adopt it out,” Nicole informed NBC News. “So it was just another day, however we had never been through this snow like this, so we understood we required to certainly bring this pet dog.”
The Puerto Rico native joked on social media that her partner utilized her “Mexican ways” to get him inside. They likewise had a laugh about the fact that their last name is Labrador, and the dog is a black Lab. “It was indicated to be,” she stated.
They brought him house and, besides being cold and afraid, the pet appeared like he was in healthy condition. After giving him food and water, the couple nicknamed him “Taco” and scanned him for microchips however could not discover one. They proceeded to post about him in a few Facebook pages to find his owner however nobody has yet to come forward.
Because Nicole is also a lead specialist at a regional veterinarian clinic, she decided to bring him there to get him updated on his vaccines and microchipped.
And though Taco is seventy pounds, Nicole jokingly says he thinks he’s a small dog.
When it comes to next steps, Nicole would enjoy to keep Taco however, considering that they have a number of rescue dogs, the couple is regretfully at their maximum. In the meantime, she plans to keep the 1 year old canine in their house while they discover him “the very best forever home.”
” I have individuals left and right that say they desire this canine. That they desire the ‘tortilla pet!'” she said.
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Cynthia Silva reports for NBC Asian America, NBCBLK, NBC Latino and NBC Out.