We URGENTLY need a foster or forever home for Burger!! He's currently in a high-kill shelter with limited space and a high daily intake. Once his # is up, his time will be too and he will be euthanized: ( PLEASE don't let that happen!! Apply to foster or adopt Burger today!! He may not have tomorrow: (
Although life has not been kind to Burger he holds no grudge, on the contrary, he absolutely ADORES people and can't wait to share his affection. I know it's difficult to look at his photos and watch his video but please see past his current body condition and afford him the future he deserves where he can gain appropriate weight and flourish into a well cared for canine company beautiful (already but even more so) both inside and out!!
A volunteer writes:
Burger got a “Hi Five” on his behavioral evaluation! Indeed, he is a friendly and social butterfly enjoying the company of people and dogs alike. Yet, life has not be clement to this youngster who came to us, skin and bones, with long nails and a chocolate and vanilla coat sprinkled with sores. Nothing of that, though takes away from his natural beauty… He is quite hungry but does not snatch treats from my fingers and does not mind when my hand nears his food bowl. Burger is very welcoming in his kennel and is leashed at once. He pulls a little , strolls with a happy tail, does his business in one stop and seems very excited (in a nice way) to meet other dogs. He is bouncy with his peers in playgroups . Burger owns a sunny personality, holding no grudge against life or people. He loves to hug and to be hugged. He wants (without knowing it) to move ahead, believes in the present (right now, a safe den, some canine and human company and a guaranteed meal) and in the future that can only be good…Burger fits the definition of a survivor, a trooper, a true spirit. He is an inspiration for so many of us… Please open for him the doors to a life of love and plenty….
Another volunteer writes: When I came to take Burger for a walk and told him I was then moving him up to adoptions, he smiled, his tail wagged and his eyes twinkled. Yay, said Burger, I’m going to find a new home! If any dog has a right to question the intentions of the human race it would be Burger, as he’s sadly so emaciated. We’re feeding him an extra meal daily to help him gain some weight, but absolutely nothing stops this dog from loving us. There are lessons to be learned from him. He never stops wagging his tail, loves to cuddle and give kisses, happily plays and shares his toy with me climbing onto my lap with his toy in his mouth. He even enjoys a romp on his first play date! Burger deserves a happily ever after and I can’t wait to see him well fed and happy in the embrace of his new person or family. Please apply for him today!
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