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Update on 15-year-old dog who was given up for being too old

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Not every dog who is surrendered to an animal control agency has a happy "tail" to share...especially the seniors. Thankfully, for a 15-year-old dog named "Chelo," there is.

Chelo, a Pomeranian, lost his home, as pathetic as it seemed to be, when his owner decided that the dog was "too old," and admitted on the surrender form that a new dog had been obtained in Chelo's stead.

Thanks to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco, Calif., Chelo was rescued from the animal control facility and today, he has a new guardian.

On Friday, the rescue agency stated:

It's never too late for a new beginning!

We are very happy to announce that Chelo has been ADOPTED! Woo hoo! Thank you to everyone who shared his story, especially Susie's Senior Dogs! Wow, what a response!

Please remember, his story is not a unique one. There are many other dogs at Muttville and at your local shelter with the same story.

Chelo can happily bid adieu to his former, heartless owner - the one who admitted to keeping him outside 24 hours a day, to sleep under a porch.

Enjoy your new life Chelo - it has been a long time coming.

Prior story about Chelo here.

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