12-year-old Lab dumped at shelter: Had been with family since 6-weeks-old

Update: Safe!

A 12-year-old Labrador retriever named Midnight is struggling to cope with his heartbreaking fate at the Pima Animal Care Center in Tucson, Arizona. Since he was six-weeks-old, he lived with his family, but for unknown reasons they decided to leave him at the shelter on Sunday. Why do people think dogs don’t feel loneliness and despair?

“Midnight was with the same owners since he was six weeks old, so he’s very confused and lonely here at the shelter. Any dog would be bewildered being surrendered at 12, but Midnight is struggling more than most…,” his advocate wrote on Facebook hoping to attract someone interested in adopting the sweet dog.

Most of his life Midnight has spent outdoors, and he surely deserves better. It is hoped he can be placed in a loving home where he can be part of a family and experience a gentler retirement. Please share his story with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

PetHarbor adoption posting:

MIDNIGHT – ID#A128545

My name is MIDNIGHT. I am a neutered male, black Labrador Retriever mix.

I weigh approximately 61.80 lbs. The shelter staff think I am about 12 years old. I have been at the shelter since Dec 07, 2019 and am ready to go home today!I am currently in foster care. Email PACC.foster@pima.gov for more information about me!

Senior dogs are an excellent adoption choice for many reasons. They have so much love to give and make exceptionally loyal and faithful companions. Even if they don’t have as much energy as they did in their younger years, they can still have lots of personality and spunk and they can also be calm, understanding, relaxed and even-tempered. They typically require less exercise, suffer from fewer behavioral issues, usually understand basic commands and good manners, are easily trainable, are normally potty trained, and there are no surprises because what you see is what you get. Older adopted pets seem to understand what you have done for them, and they return your kindness with unconditional love and devotion.

EMAIL PACC.FOSTER@PIMA.GOV TO ASK ABOUT MIDNIGHT!

For more information about this animal, visit:
Pima Animal Care Center – Tucson
Ask for information about animal ID number: A128545

Follow the National Pet Rescue on Facebook for the latest animal related news.

You know it’s true!!

I prefer dogs to people – pick your favorite color and style here!

 


Yesterday: Orphaned giraffe passes away by his canine friend


Fight animal abuse! Donate Now


Love is the cure! Pick your favorite color and design here. 

Your purchase helps support the continuation of this site. Thank you! Find more styles at our store here.

There is no us. There is no them. We are one! Share this important message with others – choose your favorite color and style at this link. Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!

 



Help support the continuation of this site AND spread the word – Pets are not disposable!! Find your favorite color and style here. 

3 replies
  1. Luana Duncan says:

    I’m so happy 2 hear this pup has been adopted!! Yippee and Hooray!! Shame on the previous owners 4 just dumping him! Their time will come!!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *