Six years ago, Snakebite's owner abandoned him at the Elko (NV) Motel 6 and despite the best efforts of animal control, he eluded capture and lived off begged food along with his wits. After so many years on the run, last week he and his new partner went to the local Head Start, where they gave themselves up and are now hoping for a home.

(Video and image courtesy of KENV-TV)