Elderly shepherd, it shouldn't end this way

16-year-old Buddy – this isn’t how his life should end

Sharing your life with a dog who makes it to 16 years of age is a gift – something that most dog owners hope they get to enjoy. But one homeless dog in California is not sharing the gift of his long life with anyone – 16-year-old Buddy has been at the Los Angeles County Animal Control (Downey) facility since November 26 and he is waiting to be saved.

A plea for help

On Thursday, an advocate shared a plea for help on behalf of this elderly dog, writing:

For a German Shepherd to grow old to have a sugary white face and slow shuffle,big brown eyes and a toothless grin of adorableness…..he should not be in a shelter till his loving hearts stops on earth and passes on to heaven.
He needs his golden moments with cozy beds, sweet snuggles and warm tasty bits.


Rescue or humanitarian with a big heart, love and the capability, please immediately get Buddy home where he deserves to be loved.

Saving Buddy

Buddy could really use some help right now – he’s an elderly dog who should be enjoying the remainder of his life in a home, with a family who adores him. You can help make that possible by sharing this article, with his adoption information.

Petharbor link here.

For more information about this animal, call:
Los Angeles County Animal Control – Downey at (562) 940-6898
Ask for information about animal ID number A5239584

Note: Please contact the shelter directly – the Pet Rescue Report is not the point of contact.

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