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Dog Spends 20 Years Living With His Owner, She Dumps Him At Shelter For Being Too Old
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Dog Spends 20 Years Living With His Owner, She Dumps Him At Shelter For Being Too Old

Meet Sonoma, a 20-year-old doggie who is nearly blind and deaf and was just dumped at an animal shelter for being ‘too old’. The poor abandoned dog was so confused, suddenly finding himself in a strange new place without familiar faces. Luckily, Frosted Faces Foundation, a senior dog rescue based in San Diego, stepped in and decided to do everything so that the rest of Sonoma’s life would be spent with dignity. “At any age, the only languages a dog will ever know are fierce loyalty and love,” Kelly Smíšek, founder of Frosted Faces Foundation, told The Dodo. “There is nothing one can say to explain to your old dog all of the reasons you feel your decision of abandonment is justified, and that is why we operate Frosted Faces Foundation dog rescue operation.”

The vets checked his health. Apart from an ulcer in his eye that they treated, infected ears, a handful of masses, and skin tags, his blood tests came back fine. “Perhaps the only thing he requires beyond the treatment for his eyes and ears is a loving home!” Smíšek added: “Sonoma’s days will go on, his heart will heal, and we will be his advocates. ”

Whoever Sonoma’s new foster parents will be, Frosted Faces will be helping with the medical expenses for the rest of this cute dog’s life.

More info: Frosted Faces Foundation | Facebook | Instagram (h/t: thedodo)

Meet Sonoma, a 20-year-old doggie who is nearly blind and deaf and was dumped at a shelter for being ‘too old’

The poor dog was so confused, suddenly finding himself in a strange new place without familiar faces

Luckily, Frosted Faces Foundation, a senior dog rescue based in San Diego, stepped in

“At any age, the only languages a dog will ever know are fierce loyalty and love”

“There is nothing one can say to explain… reasons you feel your decision of abandonment is justified”

Apart from some minor problems that are being treated, Sonoma is a healthy dog

“Perhaps the only thing he requires beyond the treatment for his eyes and ears is a loving home!”

“Sonoma’s days will go on, his heart will heal, and we will be his advocates “

Frosted Faces are looking for a loving forever home and will be helping with Sonoma’s medical bills

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John L
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5 years ago

These people should never be allowed to have any more four-legged children. Its important to know that you have to take the good times with the bad, because that's Life! When you assume responsibility of others, that doesn't mean just some that you want to observe.

Valentina
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5 years ago

The people should also be punished by the law. They have dumped a living, loving, needy animal being and caused pain and suffering.

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Michel M. Prins
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5 years ago

The very moment you even think to bring a dog back to the shelter, after 20 years of caring for them, you should re-think your WHOLE life.

htbq
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5 years ago

guess I'll abandon my parents because they are "too old". so much dumb people..

Jonathan Eatsalot
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5 years ago

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yeah, it's called an old folks home - millions reside in them

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John L
Community Member
5 years ago

These people should never be allowed to have any more four-legged children. Its important to know that you have to take the good times with the bad, because that's Life! When you assume responsibility of others, that doesn't mean just some that you want to observe.

Valentina
Community Member
5 years ago

The people should also be punished by the law. They have dumped a living, loving, needy animal being and caused pain and suffering.

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Michel M. Prins
Community Member
5 years ago

The very moment you even think to bring a dog back to the shelter, after 20 years of caring for them, you should re-think your WHOLE life.

htbq
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5 years ago

guess I'll abandon my parents because they are "too old". so much dumb people..

Jonathan Eatsalot
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5 years ago

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yeah, it's called an old folks home - millions reside in them

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