11-year-old Golden Retriever at shelter will break your heart

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Get ready for the tears to stream down your face when you meet this gentle senior who doesn’t belong in a shelter – much less the Carson Animal Care where conditions are crowded and older dogs don’t get much attention. Brought in as a stray on September 1, this beautiful Golden Retriever will be available for adoption on Labor Day.

Click here for his Pet Harbor listing. #ID A4988905. “I am described as a neutered male, gold Labrador Retriever. The shelter thinks I am about 11 years old. I have been at the shelter since Sep 01, 2016.” For more information about this animal, call Los Angeles County Animal Control – Carson at (310) 523-9566. A Facebook page for this dog can be found here.

Volunteers from Saving Carson Shelter Dogs who have met this boy have this to write:

“It’s not easy to visit with this beautiful guy without feeling so incredibly sad for him. He is struggling, he’s confused, uncomfortable and he just wants to go home. He needs help now! Get ready for your heart to break when you see this very special guy. He is incredible with the most beautiful energy, but he is stiff, his ears have fly bites pretty bad, and he is pretty nervous and confused about all of this today.”

Sadly, he does have trouble getting up -perhaps arthritis, and he will need a thorough veterinary evaluation. Please share this boy’s plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. For more information, contact the Carson Shelter located at 216 Victoria Street, Gardena, California. Phone: 310.523.9566.

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RETURNED TO OWNER – moved to SAFE Album 09/18

RETURNED TO OWNER – moved to SAFE Album 09/18It's not easy to visit with this beautiful guy without feeling so incredibly sad for him. He is struggling, he's confused, uncomfortable and he just wants to go home. He needs help now! Please SHARE for his life, he is VERY special and a FOSTER or ADOPTER would save him. Thanks!#A4988905 I'm an approximately 11 year old male Golden Retriever. I am not yet neutered. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 9/1. I will be available on 9/5. You can visit me at my temporary home at CRECEIVING.http://www.petharbor.com/pet.asp?uaid=LACO1.A4988905Carson Shelter, Gardena, California216 Victoria Street, Gardena, California310.523.9566, M-TH 12pm – 7pm, F-SU – 10am – 5pmVIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/savingcarsonshelterdogs/videos/642292262610078/NEW PHOTO: https://www.facebook.com/savingcarsonshelterdogs/photos/a.219655291540446.1073741846.171850219654287/642395435933094/?type=3&theater

Posted by Saving Carson Shelter Dogs on Friday, September 2, 2016

13 replies
  1. Penny's Dachshund says:

    WHY is it I am not seeing Frosted Faces STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE OUT in KILL HAPPY CALIFORNIA LATELY???? THIS GUY could sure sue their help!!!

  2. Mongoose218 says:

    Goldens are SO loving and loyal…..so gentle and just the PERFECT dog…….Ours died at age 13, put down due the severity of his painful arthritic hips……. ;–(

  3. Annabel Edwards says:

    How could anyone dump a old dog at the shelter poor baby he looks so confused had tears running down me eyes watching the video. Couldent he go to a foster home until a suitable people are found to rehome him?.

  4. Barkley's Mom says:

    Hoping this boy finds his way out to a good home, I can’t believe someone isn’t looking for him, he is a nice looking boy!


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