As dusk falls on Chernobyl packs of dogs run wild, turning their snouts up at the sky to howl at the moon. During the day, the dogs sunbathe on the roads of nearby Ukrainian villages that are so choked with plants that the asphalt is no longer recognizable.
Back in September, PEOPLE shared an article about the tough fate of dogs living in and around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine. After the disastrous explosion at the plant in 1986, most residents of the danger zone were forced to flee, leaving their pets behind.
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Three dogs are getting a second chance at life. Wednesday night they were reunited with a local Marine - after months of being apart...with the help of SPCA International and Operation Baghdad Pups.