What does it take to get a senior canine adopted?

It takes much more than a foster house to assist a senior canine get adopted.

Many volunteers work together to assist whatever autumn into place. Cosmo has benefited from the assist of these volunteers over the last 11 months or so.

I would like to say thanks to everybody who has assisted him along the way.

I can’t potentially listing out everyone. I am not even conscious of every private who has assisted him.

But Cosmo knows.

If you scratched him behind the ears or fed him a treat or “liked” one of his Facebook posts, it assisted him.

So, what does it take to get a senior canine adopted?

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It takes a rescue organization that does not discriminate against age, as well as it takes a neighborhood to donate money as well as time to that rescue.

It takes a volunteer to process the preliminary info as well as paperwork from an “owner surrendered” dog.

It takes a foster household prepared to take a possibility as well as to find his special needs.

It takes a boarding kennel to home the canine up until a new foster house opens up. It takes comprehending kennel personnel to make the old man feel risk-free as well as welcome, as well as it takes volunteers to bring him on walks.

It takes one more volunteer to temporarily foster him, even though she has her own dogs as well as cats as well as one more foster canine (sometimes much more than one). This volunteer seeks out a much more suitable foster house as well as puts pressure on that person (me) to provide it a try. She even provides him a bath first!

It takes a canine training club prepared to offer discounted rates to rescue dogs. It takes volunteers to instruct these obedience classes.

It takes a regional professional photographer prepared to donate her time as well as talent.

It takes numerous buddies prepared to go on numerous walks as well as numerous dogs prepared to assist play as well as socialize.

It takes two tolerant cats as well as the world’s finest foster brother, Ace.

It takes a loving foster “dad” prepared to make an adoption video.

It takes a radio station prepared to enable a treat-crazed canine to run around its studio on a Wednesday morning.

It takes a volunteer prepared to take him to an adoption event in Moorhead as well as one more event in West Fargo all in the exact same day.

It takes one of the above volunteers to offer totally free pet sitting when his foster owners go on vacations.

It takes a number of volunteers to process adoption applications, inspect references, respond to emails, make difficult options as well as identify the very best match.

It takes somebody particularly wanting to embrace an older dog, a new finest friend. somebody prepared to like a 10-year-old dog. somebody who is a senior himself.

It takes a great deal of selfless people.

Thank you to all who have assisted with Cosmo’s care.

Many of you spent time with Cosmo before I even satisfied him. I don’t even understand who all of you are.

But Cosmo knows.

He’s doing well since of you.

Stay tuned to discover out who embraced Cosmo!