David Backes and his wife, Kelly, with Sunny and Polly
(Source: @A4A_org)

David Backes and his wife, Kelly, with Sunny and Polly

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Ryan Reaves and Rocko, an adoptable dog from Gateway Pet Guardians

(Source: @A4A_org)

TJ Oshie and his daughter, Lyla, with their dog

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Vladimir Sobotka and his friend with a bunny

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Kelly and David Backes with the two Sochi strays they brought back to the United States

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Vladimir Tarasenko and a dolphin

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Patrik Berglund with a puppy

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Ryan Miller reunited with his dog, Puck

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Ryan Miller with a Sochi stray dog

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USA Hockey players rescue dogs from Sochi

Sochi Minute  |  2:30 mins

David Backes and his wife Kelly have saved and are bringing dogs back to the United States. Melanie Collins gets the story on how they are getting home and what’s next for these animals.

(Source: Yahoo! Sports)

TJ Oshie taking a nap with his dog

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TJ Oshie and David Backes with the Sochi strays they rescued

(Source: @Melanie_Collins)

TJ Oshie and David Backes with two Sochi strays they’re bringing back to St. Louis.

(Source: @meganekay)

Kevin Shattenkirk and David Backes with Sochi Jack and Sochi Junior

(Source: @A4A_org)

David Backes and Zeus, a senior Rottweiler available for adoption at Five Acres Animal Shelter

(Source: @A4A_org)