Peter Whitford and Judy Williamson, left, try to seem relaxed and non-threatening while feeding bits of hot dog to Ross, a special needs dog who was
Peter Whitford and Judy Williamson, left, try to seem relaxed and non-threatening while feeding bits of hot dog to Ross, a special needs dog who was rescued from an animal hoarder's home with 30 other dogs. Claudia Sala, right, serves as a familiar face for Ross to help him stay at ease. (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff )