It was her ninth year with the company and she had no plans for what she was going to do after she was done dancing. She was initially reticent but realized that it was a rare opportunity after talking it over with friends.
Approximately 3.4 million discarded dogs and cats will be euthanized in the United States in 20131. Imagine being the person that shows up for work each day to put these poor unsuspecting animals down. I personally would much prefer to have a job saving these animals instead.