A hospice foster home is being sought for a handsome senior dog named “Sebastian.” Two years ago, someone abandoned the German shepherd outside of an animal shelter in California – Sebastian, being the devoted dog that he was, stayed where he was left, waiting for his family to come back to take him home.
Sadly, nobody returned to take Sebastian home. On Wednesday, Maria Dales, director of the German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County, explained what happened next:
Shelter employees realized that he had been dumped and took him inside. GSROC has had Sebastian for nearly 2 years and he is in need of a retirement home.
He is a lovely, affectionate gentleman, stiff in the hips and in need of daily medication, but friendly and appreciative of every small kindness. Sebastian probably will not be with us for more than another year, so we really want him to retire in a loving home. As a hospice care case, Sebastian’s medical bills and food will be paid for by GSROC—foster family simply provides the love, comfort and companionship that are vital to his well being.
Sebastian was betrayed by his family, but he deserves to be loved and spoiled for what remains of his life. Do you know someone wonderful who can give Sebastian safe harbor for whatever time he has left? They will have no expenses—just the profound pleasure of his company! Please share and contact email@example.com
Note: Located in Orange County, California and a home with no other dogs is required.
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