Family camps out for 27 hours to adopt dog with ‘black heart’

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — A viral post about a puppy up for adoption in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, led to one family camping out for 27 hours to adopt her.

Broken Arrow Animal Shelter posted a picture of the border collie with a “black heart” fur pattern last Friday and people on Facebook shared it 27,000 times and there were more than a thousand comments.

The animal shelter says they got hundreds of inquiries about the dog, some coming from around the country and outside the U.S.

A Tulsa family is adopting the dog.

The family, like the thousands that shared her photo, fell in love with the dog and the heart on her chest.

The family started camping out outside the shelter at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, 27 hours before she was eligible for adoption.

Kyle Johnson says the dog, who they plan to name Luna, is a wedding present for his sister-in-law.

The Broken Arrow Animal Shelter says they have plenty of other dogs and cats, close to 50 of them, still up for adoption. Though they may not have a heart on their chest like Luna does, they all still need loving families.

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