Old boy - owner was going to euthanize

Old boy – owner was going on vacation and decided dog should die

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Update 6/9/19: Adopted!

A senior dog, nine years of age, nearly lost his life when his owner scheduled a two month trip overseas…according to the Desperate Dogs of Long Island, Hercules apparently wasn’t worth saving and his owner planned to have him put down.

The sad situation is explained on the networking page:

Nine years. Yes, nine years his owner had him- he was brought to the States from Ecuador as a puppy, however when his owner scheduled a 2 month trip to China, he didn’t feel Hercules was worth boarding- it was easier to have him euthanized.

Hercules is STILL alive – and now he needs an owner who will be committed to him for the remainder of his life. The following information has been shared about this senior dog:

 He has spent the last month in obedience training, graduated with flying colors, and knows all his commands. He is a stress free happy dog that loves to play with other dogs, and a home without cats is preferred.
Hercules loves to please, he is housebroken, neutered, up to date on shots and he is in fine health.

Interested in learning more? Please direct questions to:  info@puppykittynyc.org

Location: Queens, Long Island, New York

Note: All inquiries about this dog must be directed to the provided email address. The Pet Rescue Report is not the contact and makes no guarantees about the health or temperament of this dog.

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3 replies
  1. Jeannie says:

    Desperate dogs of Long Island isn’t the rescue with this dog. They’re simply a networking Facebook page That shares inaccurate information. This dog found foster on 3/27 which as of the 5th were still asking for shares for a foster. Although still looking for a home, they left out some detail. While needing time to adjust he is also going to need a home without kids and due to some issues needs a calm home to retire in.

    I have repeatedly tried to reach out to this strictly Facebook page who is not affiliated with the rescue to correct their information but instead they blocked me from commenting or posting to the community.


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