Roy, Wash. – Fire raged through an animal rescuer’s home on Tuesday, March 17th, killing two of her dogs and destroying her house and van. President Diana Crimni operated Second Chance Dogs, a local nonprofit, out of her home where 1,000’s of dogs, rescued from neglect, abuse or abandonment, have passed through her initial care to their permanent homes.
Seven of the nine dogs escaped the blaze. No humans were harmed.
A home of extraordinary joy for many rescue dogs, Crimni and her husband, Tony, revolved their lives around the dogs care and rehabilitation every day of the week since 2009. Her home was a paradise for pregnant females, abandoned puppies and dispirited canines who never knew a loving hand. The living room, strewn with dog beds, became a sanctuary of warmth and companionship. Mealtimes in her kitchen …. prep a dozen bowls at a time accommodating individual diets and a host of medicines. The yard with streams, tall pines and fields of grass was a
KOMO TV reports Crimni
“It still breaks my heart that I couldn’t save them.” Crimni said.
Updates can be found at Second Chance Dogs’ Facebook page
Gift cards can be mailed to:
Second Chance Dogs
PO BOX 1305
McKenna, WA 98558
Questions? Contact Michelle_second_chance@yahoo.com
Drop off locations for beds, collars, leashes and toys:
All the Best Pet Care 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA,
Roy City Hall: 216 McNaught St., Roy, WA, Phone: 253-843-1113
Fluffy and Floyd’s Pet Supplies 5211 Capitol Blvd SW, Tumwater, WA
CrossFit 303 Creek St, Yelm, WA (behind the post office)
Joint Animal Services 3120 Martin Way, Olympia, WA 98506
South Pierce Fire and Rescue, Station 171 303 McNaught Rd S, Roy, WA
Concern for Animals 1414 State Ave., Olympia, WA