One 17-year-old dog from Fort Worth, Texas is finding herself in a very difficult position after her former owners surrounded her with a request that she be euthanized.
The rescue that took the dog, named Daisy, in refused the euthanasia request. Saving Hope Rescue felt that she had too much good life left in her still.
While that’s fortunate for Daisy, it does leave her in a sticky situation: In need of a forever home.
The rescue posted on Facebook, saying:
“Meet Daisy! Daisy is 17 years old and was surrendered as a euthanasia request however that was DENIED and she has proven to still have some good life left in her. She is vetted and heartworm negative. She is trained to use potty pads. Daisy loves to go outside however only under close supervision due to her size and the fact that she is deaf. Daisy would do best in a home without small children however she is dog and cat friendly.”
Senior dogs often spend far too long in shelters and at rescues because people opt for the younger dogs or the puppies. While it’s understandable why people want younger dogs, the rescue is hoping that a family will step up and see the beauty of adopting a senior pooch like Daisy.
Anyone interested in adopting Daisy can fill out an application.
We would like to take this time to wish Daisy all of the best in her journey. Senior dogs are not always given the proper chance to enjoy their final years, so we are hoping that this story has a different ending.