Rusty is Samantha's one-eyed protector. He was once a "bait dog" in a local dog fighting ring who escaped and showed up on Sam's doorstep. She originally intended to give him up to the local pound, but fell in love with him and decided against it.
Are you not offer the kind of food that you would like to feed your dog? A number of people feel like the dog food sold at big box stores isn’t good enough for their dog. Owning a dog is quite a bit of money.