How This Woman Ended Up Adopting Over 40 Stray Dogs and 10 Cats

While it's not always easy, it's definitely worth it.
by Ysabel Y. Yuzon   |  Apr 7, 2021
Image: Courtesy of Brenda Mandel
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Brenda Mandel, 59, had plans with her husband to travel to Cebu. But instead of going on their vacation, the couple ended up adopting over 40 dogs and 10 cats in their home in Laguna. (She keeps track of their names with a list she carries around sometimes, so cute!)

To maintain a healthy lifestyle, the dogs go on daily walks, and follow a schedule so they can take turns. Brenda reveals that adopting the strays changed her life and affected her financially and even socially, but shares that the fulfillment she gets makes it all worth it.

Learn more about her story in this Summit Originals video:


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