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Maui and Lily are Reunited After Undergoing Cancer Treatment Across the Country

Written by: Kimberly Ring

After Eight Months Apart, Lily and Maui are Back Together!

We had the pleasure of reuniting 5-year-old Lily and her Labradoodle mix, Maui, after eight months apart while Lily underwent cancer treatment in New York City. When Lily’s family traveled across the country and had no one to help care for Maui, they turned to AHS' Project Assist program for help. The goal of Project Assist is to provide foster care for the pets of individuals who are hospitalized or in an emergency situation. Typically the program is a 30-day program, but was extended for Lily’s special case. AHS Foster Hero Erica stepped up to care for Maui during Lily's treatment, and we are extremely thankful for her dedication! During such a difficult time for Lily and her family, they knew that their beloved companion was in good hands. While the reunion was bittersweet for Erica, both groups have vowed to remain in contact. Whether deployed oversees or involved in an accident, AHS offers unique and special services for those in our community when they are temporarily unable to care for their pets.

Learn More About AHS' Project Assist!