Not long ago, a highly-trained police canine found himself in the most unlikely of places following his retirement - the dog pound; but today, he has a new family, reported Thursday's My Fox Atlanta News.
Less than two months ago, the German shepherd, named "Dino," was rescued by the non-profit rescue organization, Canine Pet Rescue, from the Greene County Animal Shelter, where he had been surrendered.
After word spread about the regal dog's undignified abandonment at the pound, and subsequent rescue, adoption applications began to pour in to Canine Pet Rescue.
After careful consideration, the agency selected Sue and Dan Black of Flowery Branch, Ga., to be Dino's new guardians.
Eight-year-old Dino has a happily-ever-after, and the rescue agency hopes that other dogs who are in their care will be as fortunate.
Carla Brown, with the rescue agency, told Fox Atlanta:
We've got a kennel full of other dogs, and this is just half of what we have,"
"We have foster homes throughout the state with German Shepherds in their care just waiting on their forever home."
Prior story on Dino here.
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