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Tara Lynn: Must Love Dogs

Posted April 17, 2012
Updated April 18, 2012

WRAL reporter Tara Lynn loves dogs, which makes her the perfect person to lead Team WRAL in the Wake County SPCA's K9-3K this Saturday.

I recently got to spend the afternoon with Tara and her dog, Baxter. We went to Cameron Village for lunch at Café Caturra. Baxter spent most of the meal with his head on my lap staring up at me with those eyes! I finally gave him a potato chip, which he inhaled! 

Then, we went for a nice walk around Lake Johnson, where Baxter enjoyed walking into the water and exploring. 



Baxter was able to convert former cat person Tara into a dog fan as well. Tara said she grew up with cats, with one even walking her to the school bus each day.

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Baxter's story (He was abandoned by a family with six children. They left him in the backyard when they moved.) inspired Tara to get more involved with the SPCA of Wake County, where she volunteers as a photographer. Her pictures are so cute and they help these animals find their forever homes.  




Check out the video below to see our day with Tara Lynn and Baxter: 

baxter Tara Lynn: Must love dogs

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  • mystica131 Apr 19, 2012

    Tara, your SPCA photos always make my day! You do such great work for them.

  • Luv2Camp Apr 19, 2012

    The familyi left this dog in the backyard when they moved??? Wasn't that tough on the kids??? Seems cold to me but, to be fair, perhaps the family of 6 could not afford such a good looking dog.

    Thanks Tara Lynn for your efforts with the SPCA.

  • awood Apr 17, 2012

    You are awesome Tara Lynn! Thanks for all your hard work and dedication to such a wonderful cause. I have a team walking in the dog walk Saturday...we hope to see you there :)