Most of the time, the dogs who are in shelters that are the fastest to get adopted are the ones who are still young and don’t have any medical problems that their new owners need to attend to. Because of this, other dogs get overlooked. These are the senior dogs that sometimes also have a number of medical issues that come along with them. Thankfully, some kindhearted individuals make it a point not to leave them out of the equation.
A special request
It was a happy day at the Asheville Humane Society in North Carolina when a woman by the name of Leslie Sacks walked in to adopt a couple of dogs. This was due to the special request that she had for the staff. She didn’t look for the usual type of dog others come in to bring home, she wanted to know which dogs were the oldest and have stayed there the longest. This unusual request brought her to meet two elderly dogs named Sam and Brutus.
Leslie immediately fell in love with the two pooches and decided to take them home that day. The staff at the shelter was so moved by this that they even gave the doggies a big send-off as they jumped happily into their new mom’s car towards their forever homes.
Completing their last days
Leslie and her family decided to take in senior dogs after the loss of their former pets. It was hard for the family to accept this at first, but they soon realized that this would also be a big help to the older pooches. Giving them a family and a loving home for the last chapter of their lives were all that mattered to this caring family. It is a hope that there are others who feel the same way.
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