Eric Oâ€™Grey was middle-aged, lonely, obese and diabetic. A doctor gave him an unusual prescription: Adopt a rescue dog. Primarily by walking with his dog and adopting a plant-based diet helped Eric lose over 150 pounds. A great story about the power of connection- in this case the connection of a pet helped make him happier, healthier and more connected to life. Â It also shows that it is never to late to pursue your goals.