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Wounded Veteran Couldn’t Get Job With Service Dog — Until Lowe’s Hired Them Both.

After injuring both knees while serving in the Air Force, veteran Clay Luthy struggled to find a job back home. Part of the problem? He needed one that would accommodate Charlotte, his 10-year-old service dog.

Thankfully, the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Abilene, Texas, took one look at Charlotte the golden retriever and didn’t see a problem, rather the cutest employee ever.

After Lowe’s hired Clay (and Charlotte), a customer snapped a photo of the duo sporting matching vests, and it quickly went viral:


“We went through the interview process, and Clay and his own merit won the job,” said the store’s human resources manager. “We knew he was gonna make a great employee — we just got the benefit of getting Charlotte right along with him.”

Way to go, Lowe’s!

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