Chicago couple to adopt dog they met on vacation in Belize

John and Ania Garrido already have a dog bed, toys and a tag waiting for the new pet they met while vacationing in Belize.

A dog from Belize will soon complete a remarkable journey to his new home and family on Chicago's Northwest Side.

John and Ania Garrido already have a dog bed, toys and a tag waiting for the new pet they've named "Pedro."

The couple decided to adopt Pedro after finding him hungry and sick in Belize where they were vacationing.

The Garridos got Pedro medical treatment, then they had to wait a month after his rabies shot to bring him home.

On Tuesday, John will fly to Mexico, where he'll meet volunteers who are driving Pedro up from Belize.
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