Forest the Dog Adopted into Loving Home

Forest Gets a Check-Up

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — If humans had tails, we’d all be wagging ours.

That’s because Forest, the dog, has been adopted into a loving home.

The mastiff captured the hearts of animal lovers across northeast Ohio after Good Samaritans found him tied to a tree last November in Forest Hills Park.

He had been shot twice and suffered a broken shoulder and other injuries.

Now, he’s well enough to join his new family — a loving one.

A spokesperson for PAWS says Forest will live his life on a 10-acre farm in Solon.  There, he’ll be able to bond with other dogs that belong to his new owner.

Meanwhile, the man who police say shot Forest will be arraigned later this month on multiple charges related to the shooting.

Ramone Clements, 42, of East Cleveland, is a convicted rapist who was released from prison in 2011.

He’ll face a judge January 18 on counts of animal cruelty, firing a gun after a felony conviction and shooting a gun where prohibited.

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