“In the arms of the angel, fly away from here …” Music floods the room. Gentle hands touch the people in San Diego Hospice, where those who come soon leave in the arms of an angel. To this place of final days comes one who gives his all: Baxter.
Baxter — who is 19 years and 6 months old — is a certified therapy dog that comes to the hospice to comfort the dying. Yet he himself will soon leave the earth. It’s a perfect connection — who else other than Baxter and those who are in hospice could understand the thoughts and cares of those whose lives are coming to an end?