He bought the forgotten pets a home of their own.
"Their first eight or 10 years, they've been in a home, and suddenly their home is gone. To be able to give them that feeling again and make their remaining years a golden time for them, it makes all of us feel good," Clothier told WDAF.
The house was renovated with kennels for about 20 dogs, a special shower and a large pen for them to have outside time.
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