Days ago, two senior German shepherds were relinquished to the City of Garland, Texas, Animal Services facility.
One dog, Duke, was ten years of age, and the other, Taylor, was nine years old.
Thanks to their advanced age and the fact that both were at a high kill animal control facility, the dogs were at risk of never leaving the building alive.
Thankfully, networking on behalf of the seniors quickly took place and one rescue organization was able and willing to take them safely into their care.
Days ago, Rescue 2 Rehab pulled Duke and Taylor from the animal control facility.
Taylor appears to be in good health and, according to the rescue, seems "happy."
Duke's demeanor and body condition suggest that he has had a more difficult life. Duke is very thin and has a thin, dry coat. Initially, Duke was terrified, obviously confused and distressed by his continuing changes of circumstance.
Thankfully, after settling into his foster home, he has relaxed and his friendly, affectionate personality is shining through.
Thanks to everyone who took the time to network on behalf of Duke and Taylor, and a special word of thanks to those at Rescue 2 Rehab for stepping up to spare this pair from a dismal fate.
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