Rine has volunteered at Apollo Support and Rescue in Justin, TX for seven months. He volunteers there once a week, but begs his mom to take him there every day.
He turned 9 in November, and instead of presents, he asked his friends to bring items for the dogs at the no-kill shelter.
They brought dog food, toys, blankets and cleaning supplies to help the non-profit care for the canines.
Last year, Apollo helped find new homes for 450 abused or abandoned animals.
Rine asks that people find a shelter if they can no longer care for their pets. He doesn't want to see anymore dogs get dumped.
When Rine grows up, he wants to become a veterinarian or a dog trainer.
He has overcome spina bifida, and for the last two years, has walked without using a walker. He's athletic and enjoys riding horses and swimming.
If you'd like to volunteer at Apollo or adopt, call 940-648-0011 or log on to www.apollosupportandrescue.org
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