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Owner dies and gentle, senior dog lands at busy animal control

Senior dog in need
Senior dog in need

At the beginning of April, a senior dog found himself inside of an unfamiliar kennel run at a busy California animal control after his owner died.

The dog, name unknown, has been at the North Central Animal Care Center in Los Angeles since April 3.

Apparently this eight-year-old dog's guardian did not have plans in place for this sweet soul...and there must not have been any friends or family who were able, or willing, to take him in.

Today, the senior is in danger - he is an older dog, a black dog, and a bully breed - three strikes against his chances for being adopted.

A woman who met him earlier this week stated:

He is very gentle and sweet. He ran around and sniffed a bit and was very receptive to being pet. His muzzle is graying a bit but he looks healthy otherwise. He did not respond to other dogs in their kennels and did not react when others were barking loudly.

Please take a moment to network on behalf of this dog - he did not choose to be in this situation and what happens next is completely beyond his control.


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