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By March, Doogie had put on plenty of pounds and regained some luster in his coat. He graduated from the Yolo Canine Academy's six-week obedience training class, so he knows all of his commands and walks well on a leash. Courtesy photo
Last November, Doogie was so emaciated and diseased that his rescuers couldn't even tell what breed he was. He was little more than skin and bones, weighing in at about 45 pounds, and suffering from a heart murmur, inflamed ears, crusted-over eyes and a hairless body brought on by severe malnutrition. Courtesy photo
Doogie gives a wet kiss to his old friend Renee Lancaster during a checkup by Dr. Richard Thornburgh at Valley Oak Veterinary Hospital in Woodland. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Renee Lancaster looks at recent photos of Doogie in his new home with George and Stephanie Brown of Lodi. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Doogie looks up to his new "parents," George and Stephanie Brown of Lodi, following a checkup by Dr. Richard Thornburgh at Valley Oak Veterinary Hospital in Woodland. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

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