- Colleen DeBaise
What was rewarding, though, was volunteering at the local animal shelter.
“I just go mad for the dogs,” she says, particularly the old ones with gray or white faces.
“Normal people have a reaction to puppies,” she says.
“Old dogs are my calling.”
She spent hours walking an old basset-beagle mix named Heidi — and was heartbroken to arrive at the shelter one day and…