8 years after arriving at the shelter, a senior dog can finally experience family life

It’s been a long wait, but Chase finally has the loving family he deserves after so many years at the shelter. This dog, whose extreme shyness caused him to be ignored by potential adopters, now has a home and has never been happier.

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July 23, 2022 was a day of enormous significance for Chase, 9-year-old Rhodesian-Ridgeback cross. This is the date on which he joined his family after 8 years of waiting, reported People.

This dog had indeed arrived at the shelter Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic and Ranchat Palm City in Florida, in January 2014.

He had been waiting for a family to adopt him, but the candidates for adoption were not jostling in front of his box. Visitors were reluctant because of the suspicious attitude of the canine, which preferred to stay in the background.

Illustration of the article: 8 years after arriving at the shelter, a senior dog can finally experience family life
Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic and Ranch

Tracie Lundya former employee of the shelter, had followed him for some time, even if she devoted herself mainly to her pet-sitting business founded in Jensen Beach.

When I met Chase in 2019, I was amazed to learn that he had been living at Furry Friends Ranch since January 2014. “, she says. She visited him regularly, offered him treats and accompanied him on walks to gain his trust.

Promise kept!

She had promised herself that she would come back for him forever in due time. She kept her word.

Recently, one of his dogs passed away. After grieving, she felt ready to open the doors of her home to Chase. She called Jason Gluckthe director of Furry Friendsand 2 hours later she officially adopted the Rhodesian-Ridgeback cross.

Illustration of the article: 8 years after arriving at the shelter, a senior dog can finally experience family life
Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic and Ranch

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Tracie never forgot Chase […]. I am filled with both joy and sadness for this incredible soul who has spent almost her entire life in the shelter. “, entrusts Jason Gluck.

The new owner of Chase set up a cozy corner for him and even a sandbox, because he loves to dig. She plans to throw him a nice birthday party for his 10th birthday.

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