‘Last Chance Highway’ Goes Faux

Published by PETA.

Is that a real fur vest being worn by dog rescuer Shelly Bookwalter on Last Chance Highway, Animal Planet’s great new show about a trucking company that transports homeless dogs in the South to new homes in the North?



Inquiring minds need to know, and the word we received from an Animal Planet rep is that Shelly’s furs are faux. Phew, we knew it had to be so. After all, if you wouldn’t wear a dog, you wouldn’t wear a fox, would you?

Written by Alisa Mullins

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