Josh Avila with his dog, Akela, left, and the dog after it was shot in the head. A GoFundMe account was set up to try to cover the cost of surgery Akela needs for facial reconstruction after the shooting.
Josh Avila with his dog, Akela, left, and the dog after it was shot in the head. A GoFundMe account was set up to try to cover the cost of surgery Akela needs for facial reconstruction after the shooting. Courtesy Josh Avila File
Josh Avila with his dog, Akela, left, and the dog after it was shot in the head. A GoFundMe account was set up to try to cover the cost of surgery Akela needs for facial reconstruction after the shooting. Courtesy Josh Avila File