Meet Eugene Bostick.
He's 80-years-old, and he 'officially' retired over 15 years ago. He lives on a dead-end road with his brother, running a horse barn in Fort Worth, Texas. Most weeks, he sees people take their dogs out to the empty lot next to his house and leave them there to starve. And most of them did - until Eugene and his brother started taking them in.
"People sometimes come by and dump dogs out here, leaving them to starve. So, we started feeding them, letting them in, taking them to the vet to get them spayed and neutered. We made a place for them to live," Eugene told The Dodo.
But now Eugene is doing much more than taking them in, he's taking them for what he calls 'adventures' in his 'dog train', that he built himself.
"One day I was out and I seen this guy with a tractor who attached these carts to pull rocks. I thought, 'Dang, that would do for a dog train,'" said Eugene, "I'm a pretty good welder, so I took these plastic barrels with holes cut in them, and put wheels under them and tied them together."
The dogs and Eugene go on these adventures every morning, and Eugene revealed that he'll continue to do so until he gets 'too old'.
"I'm getting up in age. I'm 80 now, so I suppose it can't last too much longer, but I'll keep it going as long as I can," said Eugene, "The dogs have a great time. They just really enjoy it."
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