Stray Animals Were Everywhere
Mariano loved animals and had a lot of compassion for them. He had already given two of the strays a home and he really could not afford to adopt a third. There are more than 30 million stray animals in Brazil and one person can only do so much.
The soaked, shivering dog in front of his car dealership therefore had to make it on its own. There just wasn’t another way.