Mark Hermann and Cali.

Paul Wellman

Mark Hermann and Cali.

Man’s Best Friend

The Indy has its share of rescues, and a lot of them are canines. None is sweeter than “little” Cali, the memory of whose adorable puppyhood outlives her present size. Advertising rep Mark Hermann couldn’t resist her golden eyes or her heartbreaking Craigslist story of being kenneled in a crate with her three siblings for far too long. Now going on a year old, her wagging tail clears tabletops and strums Mark’s guitar. They have their own language, too: A cocked head and mournful “rouwrf” translates to “Take me for a walk!”

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