Polo, a pit bull rescued and then adopted by Pets in Peril founder Edith Campbell, sits in a car seat before going on a trip to deliver food and blankets for other dogs in Flint's north side.
Campbell and and fellow volunteer John Smiegel treat Fat Boy with food and a new dog house. Fat Boy's shelter is next to the tattered house of a dog Campbell found dead and hanging from a chain link fence a couple of feet away.
Flint resident Marqavus Gilliard holds an unnamed dog which he had rescued days before. Gilliard is among a small group of residents that assists Pets in Peril by rescuing dogs or identifying those that need assistance.
Gilliard looks over a neighbor's locked fence gate after attempting to feed the dog chained inside. Gilliard has adopted one rescued dog and often fosters others when there isn't room elsewhere.
Gucci anxiously watches fellow pit bull, Blue, eat the first of a food delivery by Pets in Peril trip on Myrtle Street in Flint's north side.
Flint resident Deion Bell tentatively agrees to a contract offered by Campbell to rescue a dog from his property. Bell had briefly cared for the dog after it had turned up at his house without any identification.
A dog living behind an abandoned home nervously approaches a Pets in Peril volunteer during a late night rescue. 911 dispatch will often direct callers concerned about abandoned or neglected animals to Pets in Peril, especially after animal control closes for the night.
Smiegel wears his love for dogs on his knuckles.
Campbell waits with Midnight, a pit mix, for a veterinarian at the Veterinary Medical Hospital in Flint Township. Campbell received permission from Midnight's owner to see the vet after she noticed severe abrasion wounds on the dog's neck and excessively long claws.
Campbell peers into a garage in Flint's north side to find a dead dog lying in a pile of garbage.
Campbell learns that Animal Control will not pick up a dead dog that she found in a garage in Flint's north side. Behind Campbell, bystander Lewis Cross becomes frustrated that the deceased dog was found in his mother's garage where he has stored a set of bunk beds
Honey, a rescued pit bull, sits in the back of Pets in Peril director Edith Campbell's car on a trip to deliver dog food and a dog house to dogs in Flint's north side on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Although Campbell doesn't feel any danger while making her normal visits, she said its a good idea to bring a dog as extra security.