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Senior German shepherd at California animal control

12 yr old GSD

12 yr old

February 17, 2014

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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