Adventurer Rescues Abandoned Dogs And Travels The US With Them

There's only one thing better than an adventure and that's an adventure with your best mates. Even better if your best mates just happen to be two dogs.

That's the situation road-tripper Jordan Kahana has found himself after adopting a couple of abandoned pups he stumbled upon at the side of a remote stretch of road.

Thirty-year-old Jordan was driving from LA to Colorado when he spotted the two balls of fur at the side of the road.

He picked the dehydrated puppies up and rushed them to an animal hospital where vets told him they were just eight weeks old. They added that the stretch of highway where he found them was notorious as a spot for dumping unwanted pets.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

Unable to bring himself to leave the two young dogs, Jordan took them away with him and they've been travelling the States ever since.

Since rescuing them in December 2016, the trio have driven around 32,000 miles through 35 states, including along the east and west coasts, spending most nights in Jordan's trusty van.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

Jordan, of Chicago, Illinois, said: "I just knew I had to bring them with me. If I couldn't keep them when I got back to LA where I lived at the time, I was going to find a good home for them.

"Luckily at the hospital they were just dehydrated and very thirsty. I got them their shots and that's where the adventure squad was born.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

He continued: "I was driving to Colorado to spend New Year with my friends and when I left Page, I called one of them and asked him if I could bring along two more friends and he said, 'No problem'.

"When I showed up with the dogs, he was so surprised.

"Everyone wanted to hear the story and fell in love with the dogs, how could they not. They were at their cutest stage."

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

Through DNA testing, Jordan determined that his furry friends were a German shepherd and border collie cross. He named them Sedona and Zeus.

The trio's adventures have seen them hit 50,000 followers on Instagram.

"After that Christmas road trip, I had planned to leave my job in March or April because I wanted to travel more and I did that," he said.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

"I'm lucky because I can do a lot of freelance work, and to keep my costs down I plan my trips so that I can sometimes stay with friends.

"I'm used to traveling by myself, but it has been great to have some companionship. We've basically travelled cross-country in month-long stints.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

"I just put the back seat down in the jeep and I've got them a mattress so they're comfortable.

"We've done some amazing hikes in national parks around the country, and one of the highlights has been being able to hike virtually on our own in these beautiful places because we visit at off-peak times.

Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana
Credit: SWNS/Jordan Kahana

"We've done the west coast and travelled to Yellowstone National Park, which was amazing, but we've also done an east coast trip where we travelled to places like Denver, Chicago, where I'm from, Pittsburg, New York, North Carolina, New Orleans, Austin, Texas, New Mexico, and Phoenix, Arizona."

BRB. Going to quit job and buy dogs.

Featured Image Credit: Jordan Kahana/SWNS

Paddy Maddison

Paddy Maddison is a freelance journalist and frequent contributor to LADbible. He specialises in men's lifestyle, music and news, which has seen him work with publications including ShortList, FashionBeans, Menswear Style and many industry-leading brands. Contact him at [email protected]

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