So About That Hairy Guy on the Bus … True-Life Animal Commuters
The next time you take the bus, look out for one of these unexpected riders.
When one commuter boarded Seattle's D line bus, a fellow rider was astonished at her insistence in finding a window seat.
But Eclipse really needed that window seat. She's a two-year-old black lab-mastiff mix, and she knows to watch for her stop, the dog park, where she meets her owner Jeff Young.
The first time Eclipse took the bus by herself, Young had not yet finished his cigarette when the bus arrived. Rather than wait for her human to finish what he was doing, Eclipse jumped on the bus alone and took a window seat. When the bus stopped at the dog park, she knew to get off.
Young, only a few minutes behind on another bus, met up with Eclipse at