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Gainesville family believes fostering a dog is a 'badge of honor'
Varneys open their home to Brittany spaniels
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Brittany spaniels Gus, left, and Riley belong to Tom and Laura Varney of Gainesville. - photo by NAT GURLEY
Pets come to families in a lot of different ways. Some pets are purchased through breeders while others are adopted from shelters. But sometimes pets are fostered by caring families until a more permanent home can be found.