Sore old dog in need of a new home after his family gave him to the shelter

Spread the love
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Get email updates when we post

An “old man,” with sore hips, is in need of a new home because his prior family gave him to a shelter in Westampton, New Jersey. The 13-year-old Wolfhound mix, Oliver, is at the Burlington County Shelter and he needs to find a patient and understanding owner who will help him deal with the aches and pains that accompany his advanced age.

Oliver’s advocate writes:

Meet handsome, Oliver! Oliver found himself at the shelter due to his health. This senior boy is 13 and has some pain in his hips(understandably so) and does have a hard time getting up from a laying position.

With an explanation for Oliver’s surrender:

He can become cranky when someone tries to pick him up because of the pain, and when the owner tried to pick him up, he bit him. Because of this, Oliver should go to a home with no children. Oliver is very treat motivated and you can get him to stand up without forcing him, but using treats.

Adding words of hope that he can still enjoy life with a new owner:

Oliver is a happy old man who still has some pep in his step. He enjoys going for walks and being outside. He has been very friendly towards his handlers at the shelter.

Location:

Website for shelter here.

Burlington County Shelter

Westampton, NJ

Phone: (609) 265-5073

Follow the National Animal News Facebook page for more news, updates and petitions.


Find JOY in the little things! Puppy paws, wet noses, wagging tails, snuggles and more. Choose your favorite color and style at this link.

More styles, and inspirational designs at our store – please click here to find them all! Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!

 


In a world where you can be anything, be kind. 

Own your own one-of-a-kind design! All sales help support the continuation of our site. Pick your favorite color and style at this link.

 


 

I love paws! Please pick your favorite color and style at this link. Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!

 


The cutest friends you’ll ever see!

 

 



Karma is a b*tch. Choose kindness! Our unique design spreads an important message! Choose your favorite color and style at this link. Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!

 


 

Fight animal abuse! Donate Now


There is no us. There is no them. We are one! Purchase your one-of-a-kind mug at this link. Your purchase helps support the continuation of our site. Thank you!

1 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 *