A family traveled more than 2,600 miles from Seattle, Washington, to San Diego, California, to adopt a husky whose crooked smile caused others to overlook him.
Harvey, a husky, was in a shelter in San Diego and was eagerly awaiting his forever home. Unfortunately, many people who came to the shelter to adopt a pet looked past him – even describing him as “ugly” – because of a facial deformity that makes his mouth appear a bit lopsided, USA Today reported.
Joy Ollinger, who works as a humane officer at the San Diego County Department of Animal Services, took to Facebook to highlight Harvey’s often overlooked selling points.
“Harvey is a quiet and mellow husky who gets along with other dogs and loves treats. He’s around a year and a half old. Harvey has a facial deformity that doesn’t bother him but gives him a crooked smile. I think it makes him more endearing….