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Blind dog saved from busy roadway has now lived for months at shelter

Desperate Dogs of Long Island FB Page

Six months ago, a blind, deaf dog was saved by a good Samaritan who saw him running on a busy highway in Long Island, N.Y.

Today, the dog who miraculously managed to skirt death remains unclaimed and homeless behind the bars of a kennel run at the Brookhaven Shelter. The young dog, named "Ace," was featured here in the National Dog News column a month ago - though there have been dozens of inquiries, nobody has rescued, or adopted him from the facility.

On Wednesday morning, Ace was scheduled for a meet and greet with a prospective adopter, but that person did not show up - in fact, they did not even call to cancel the meeting.

Ace is only a year-and-a-half old and he has been impounded for six third of his life has been spent behind bars. Though volunteers describe this handsome, well-rounded dog as "perfect," and "flawless," he still does not have a family of his own.

Ace's time without a home, and a family, has continued for too long already - he needs and deserves to be in a home with someone who will appreciate him for the fabulous dog that he is.

Click here to watch a video of Ace.

Please take a moment to network Ace's information:

  • Questions or inquiries can be directed to Ace's advocate at 631-833-0970, or email
  • Facebook thread for Ace at this link.
  • Ace has been described as dog and cat friendly

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