gunther bear - A Petfinder Happy Tail

Adopted Dog

Adopted from Paws and Prayers, Akron, OH.


I adopted my dog, Gunther, at 9 months old by finding him on this site. I had typed in German shepherd. He had been just posted and had been just turned into the shelter in Akron. I must have called an emailed them a trillion times saying "I want him". He had just been neutered that day and was not available. I drove to PetSmart where they had a trailer and some animals they were trying to adopt out. I told them I would meet them there. I took one look at him and I said I want to adopt him. He was a mess, skinny, had bad ear yeast, his ears were covered in it and he had an infection in his incision from his neutering. I adopted him, took him straight to Banfield in Parma got him all his shots, medicine for his incision and his ears. He is now 3 1/2 years old and weighs 120 pounds. He is loved and soooooooooo spoiled and my best friend.

More Adoption Stories

Read Even More Happy Tails

Here are some more recent entries. Browse our archives or search for features that interest you.


Zosia

We were looking on Petfinder for a medium/large young dog. Her ...

Adopted from Paws for Hope-Tampa, FL, Tampa, FL

Mac

I have always wanted to get either a special needs or an older ...

Adopted from FLUFF, Nashville, TN

Madi

Right before Thanksgiving 2014, I moved back home with my mom. ...

Adopted from Canine Commitment NH, New Boston, NH

Read even more Happy Tails