Senior German shepherd at California animal control
Growing old can be hard…aching muscles, tired bones and weary eyes can make everyday life difficult.
Aging dogs who enjoy the company of a loving guardian are able to enjoy their senior years with the help of good veterinary care, soft beds and comfortable surroundings.
Imagine, for a moment, a senior dog without those comforts…a dog who has nothing familiar to gaze upon, no loving voices to listen to and a lonely kennel run without a special, cozy bed.
Since Feb. 2, a 12-year-old German shepherd named “Dixie,” has been calling a kennel run at the Long Beach Animal Care Services facility in Calif., “home.”
The intake photo of Dixie shows a dog who is confused and afraid…her ears are back and her eyes are downcast and sad…
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