ADOPT A SHELTER DOG THIS MONTH!!
Bloggers have been promoting Adopt A Shelter Dog month throughout October, helping shelter dogs everywhere find Furever homes! In support of Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, I've dedicated weekly posts to helping Pawsome dogs who are very much in need of loving homes. It's still Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, so please help by sharing the stories of these two special dogs!
In my October 3rd Adopt A Shelter Dog post, I introduced you to Charon, a sweet, affectionate Pit Bull mix that had been at the shelter for 6 long months. I was elated to learn that he had been adopted days later, but I was crushed to find out he was returned to the shelter the very next day! Why?? He was returned because he was not housetrained - SERIOUSLY?! Did his adopters even give him a chance? They returned him 24 hours after giving him a home simply because he wasn't potty trained. That is just cruel. Many dogs that end up in shelters have never been housetrained, probably due to owners that didn't take the small amount of time & effort needed to potty train. Poor Charon has been living in a cage for 6 months. Isn't it reasonable to think perhaps his potty training has lapsed a bit, if he was ever trained to begin with? What does it take to buy a wire crate and spend 2 or 3 days potty training - is that too much to ask?
|Sweet Charon whose been living in the shelter for 6 long months, was adopted but then returned to the shelter after only 24 hours just because he wasn't housetrained!|
|Charon loves the water and playing with a ball! What a great friend he'll be.|
|Cascade is a sweet, mellow girl who really needs someone to love her!|
Charon and Cascade are available for adoption at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC). Cascade is at the PetSmart Everyday Adoption Center in the Scottsdale Arizona store. Charon is available at the Mesa, Arizona shelter location.
PLEASE SHARE THEIR STORIES, AND HELP GET THESE SWEET POOCHES OUT OF THE SHELTER AND INTO FUREVER HOMES!
NOTE: If you are interested in adopting these dogs, please contact MCACC (602) 506-7387 and provide the dog's Identification number above. It's possible that these adoptable dogs may have already been adopted by the time you get to the shelter, but there are hundreds of other wonderful animals in search of loving homes!
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