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After nearly 500 days of being at the shelter, Bonita has left the building!

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u/Balla1928Aus 14d ago

Got a feeling that’s a dog that needs two very long walks a day!

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u/andreasbeer1981 14d ago

not walks, runs. with jumps.

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u/Halloweenmas_tree 14d ago

Walks, training, and mental stimulation whether that be a job, or giving them puzzle toys, doing scent work with them, etc. All dogs need some form of it, but some are much more demanding than others. The past two rescued dogs we have had needed a lot of mental stimulation to keep them happy and it took more than just walking and jogging. I now can't even imagine having a dog like a Border Collie, especially from working lines unless I had a huge farm for them to run.

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u/DieHardRennie 14d ago

My sister had a border collie. He helped to herd her backyard chicken flock.

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u/FaeryLynne 14d ago

We had one as a kid. He helped herd me from the school to the house lol

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u/Halloweenmas_tree 11d ago

That is awesome.

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u/throwingawaffel 14d ago

All dogs need some form of it

Nah. Most, sure. Plenty of lap dogs are just fine happy sitting around all day hanging out.

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u/scifiwoman 14d ago

A guy who owns greyhounds told me they're actually very lazy! That really surprised me.

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u/Ellahotarse 14d ago

Very true. They are happy to be couch potatoes. They feel the need to run only when they see small fast moving critters. They actually make great apartment dogs.

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u/LOOKATMEDAMMIT 14d ago

They're basically speedy couch potatoes.

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u/PunkRockSuffragette 13d ago

That’s how I feel about my yorkie. Any small critters she sees she’ll try to go after, And if I don’t have her on a leash she looks like a really really fast rabbit when she runs. When she is inside she’s glued to my side, just follows me around to make sure I’m not going for a walk without her, and lays on top of me when I’m sitting or laying down. I love this dog. She the first dog I every owned and now I understand the relationship some Disney characters had with their animals. This dog is so intuitive, she’s great. It’s sucks they don’t live as long as us.

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u/CimmerianX 14d ago

Can confirm .... You take them to a fenced yard or dog park, let them sprint around for 20 min, and they are good for the whole day. Only problem is they are big dogs who think they are tiny dogs and want to sit on you.

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u/deth-redeemer 14d ago

If you want your dog to live a long and healthy life they should get some form of exercise and stimulation

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u/throwingawaffel 14d ago edited 14d ago

Wife is a specialist vet and our puppy is the most important thing in our lives. He gets check ups by specialists whenever needed. I know you're advocating for dogs, but overstating things doesn't help anybody. Not all dogs need the same amount of stimulation to be happy, nor are exercise requirements even close to consistent across breeds.

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u/ArmedCatgirl1312 14d ago

I get what you're saying but I don't think it's wrong or extreme to suggest that

they should get some form of exercise and stimulation

It seems like you're suggesting toy chihuahuas need less exercise than a Labrador, which is true, but i don't think anyone was making that argument. Only that all dogs need exercise and stimulation. Otherwise they turn into a cat.

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u/AK123089 14d ago

Nah, even cats need some exercise and stimulation

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u/ArmedCatgirl1312 14d ago

Wife is a specialist vet and our kitten is the most important thing in our lives. He gets check ups by specialists whenever needed. I know you're advocating for cats, but overstating things doesn't help anybody. Not all cats need the same amount of stimulation to be happy, nor are exercise requirements even close to consistent across breeds.

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u/jeremicci 14d ago

I get what you're saying but I don't think it's wrong or extreme to suggest that

they should get some form of exercise and stimulation

It seems like you're suggesting housecats need less exercise than a tiger, which is true, but i don't think anyone was making that argument. Only that all felines need exercise and stimulation. Otherwise they turn into a ferret.

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u/reireireis 14d ago

Wtf is happening here

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u/ileinhart 14d ago

Nah, even ferrets need some exercise and stimulation.

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u/TheRussianCabbage 14d ago

Great argument 🤣🤡

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u/BigGrayBeast 14d ago

Great Danes have entered the chat

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u/Sheldon121 14d ago

Greyhounds.

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u/Imaginary-Click-9729 14d ago

Well I'm sure the screaming, clapping and throwing (what ever?) At her wasn't helpful for her excitement..

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u/VaATC 14d ago

Definitely! Also, the young man was doing a solid job of maintaining a firm lead on the dog at the end. I have a feeling this dog is in good hands.

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u/RRSC14 14d ago

Did we watch the same video? I saw a young man who let the dog jump on 3 people while the woman had to grab the lead and try to gain control of the dog.

I’m not bashing the guy, he’s obviously new to the dog and it’s behaviors but I certainly would t say he did a good job with that lead.

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u/DaveAnth 14d ago

The woman was the idiot in that situation, because it was completely fine for the dog to be doing that there. This wasn't a walk in the park around stangers, it was a farewell send-off.

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u/daposhprincess 14d ago

Blessings to the two of them for giving this animal a home❣️💕❤️🥰

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u/eques_99 13d ago

Exactly! Some joyless people on this thread.

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u/eques_99 13d ago

Oh for goodness' sake who cares??

Crowd and dog clearly all wanted to interact with each other.

No need to be controlling in all situations.

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u/Hopie73 13d ago

Agreed! They were happy for puppy to be leaving the shelter. Let the dog be, while saying goodbye. Plenty of time to learn behaviours and teach.

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u/VaATC 14d ago

No, we watched the same video and I saw the dog do what you say, but after the last jump and nip the kid pulled up tight on the leash thus exerting more control and the dog's energy change immediately. The mother also helped out a bit with the cueing for her son. He seemed to acknowledge what the dog did wrong and knew the proper response.

Edit: I am assuming the lady walking with the two was his mother, but I could be reading things incorrectly on that point.

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u/CybernetChristmasGuy 14d ago

Young man I can see, but the kid? How young do we think this guy is?

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u/usotold 13d ago

Hiw old do you want him to be?

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u/Red-Panda-Bur 13d ago

I get the distinct feeling that the woman works at the shelter and is helping him walk out. She is very familiar with how to handle this dog and seems very experienced. He on the other hand is a grown man and does not.

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u/NotnotNeo 14d ago

Ya, wonder if new owner has any idea what they're in for

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u/ZogNowak 14d ago

I love the send-off that they're giving him!

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u/chintakoro 13d ago

and training to not lunge and nip at people. this send off seems like an awful idea.

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u/J3ST3Rx 14d ago

And a lot of dog training. Dogs thrive on direction, otherwise they end up bored and acting out

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u/Coldchinesef00d 13d ago

Exactly. I was thinking “crazy ass dog” 🤣

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u/ZogNowak 14d ago Silver Helpful

We just adopted a beautiful Coon Hound that had been in the shelter for 728 days. He's a wonderful and beautiful boy!

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u/Ok_City_7177 14d ago

Congrats and thank you for adopting !

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u/ZogNowak 14d ago

My pleasure. He makes our life better, even though he's a hand full!

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u/Ok_City_7177 14d ago

It will settle down - spending that long in kennels you can practically guarantee he's got ptsd of some kind. Routine, consistency, training etc will probably mean a lot to him for a while. X

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u/Nothxm8 14d ago Wholesome

I remember 8 years ago when I thought my dog would settle down one day

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u/Ok_City_7177 14d ago

I had one of these too - turns out she had arthirits in her tail and in odd spots all over her body.

Drug regime has made a huge different to her QoL.

Not saying thats the deal with yours at all, but might be something to consider.

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u/Nothxm8 14d ago

Mines got skin allergies and dermatitis problems, took a long time to find the right brand and diet for food. He takes apoquel every day and ever since starting that it has helped him tremendously, but God damn apoquel for a 130lb dog is not cheap.

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u/Ok_City_7177 14d ago

Think of how much of a difference you have made to his day to day life.

Thats what I do when buying the three types of anti epilepsy drug for our 120lb lad.

Your boy must be so much more comfortable now :)

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u/Affectionate_Star_43 14d ago

Solidarity, my childhood dog had a severe corn allergy and would scratch entire patches of fur off her skin.

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u/_datv 13d ago

And gets more expensive every month.. everyday I wonder what stuff is being inflated vs what is simply being price gouged. Crazy times

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u/sinkingsublime 13d ago

I have a little dog who has bad skin allergies too (seasonally). Apoquel has been a lifesaver. When she starts to get itchy she will ask for it haha. But that shit is expensive.

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u/Nothxm8 13d ago

Costs me about 130/month at this point

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u/Electrical-Act-7170 13d ago

Do you buy it from Canada? It's cheaper, all drugs are less expensive in Canada. They even have pet pharmacies.

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u/Nothxm8 13d ago

Do you know how I can do that? Right now I alternate between chewy and pet meds depending on if they let me resign up for auto ship and save a certain amount

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u/pugtime 14d ago

Training in the early years helps a lot I think. Takes time initially but at age two you usually have a great friend . They love the attention they get I find

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u/sandwichcreator 12d ago

He should settle down soon. I adopted my blue heeler from the pound where he was for 4 years, he was only 6 months when the found him. He was so happy and excited and a whole handful for MONTHS now he's my lazy couch baby. We just passed his 3rd gotcha day!

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u/ZogNowak 12d ago

We love him how he is! :)

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u/AllOfTheSoundAndFury 14d ago

Oh thank you! It always breaks my heart to hear of critters in shelters for so long

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u/wandahickey 14d ago

I volunteer at an amazing rescue shelter. Long timers always have a special place in our hearts. While all our dogs get walked 4 times a day, people always try to take the LT's on extra day trips to the parks and hiking trails. It also helps us gain intel on the dog's personalities and helps up match them up with potential adopters. They also get a larger room to live in as opposed to a kennel. One of the rooms even has windows.

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u/AllOfTheSoundAndFury 13d ago

Oh wow windows, I don’t think I can afford this place!

That’s lovely to hear though. I would like one day to go in and get a long time critter.

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u/ImpulsiveLobster 14d ago

Check out the r/coonhounds! We adopted a bluetick coonhound in March and he is such a sweetheart. Definitely a handful and took him a long while to settle in, but he's worth the effort. Enjoy your boy!

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u/I_CANT_AFFORD_SHIT 14d ago

I picked up my boy Buddy last week, he was in the shelter for half his life when he was dropped off at 7 months, long way to go but he's such a sweet and clever boy

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u/cash_money_paisa 14d ago

Congratulations 👏💐🎉🥳

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u/boogerwart 14d ago

Coonies are the best! I love my blue tick, he's sweet as can be.

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u/slaughterfodder 14d ago

I love CHs so much, I grew up with a treeing walker who managed to make it to 15-16. I remember my parents drove down to nowhere West Virginia to pick her up from a breeder and they were so confused! Like what do these city slickers want with a hunting dog? She was dumb as a concrete block but she was a good girl. Her name was Clementine :)

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u/Emiraine 14d ago

My dad had a tree walker coon hound. Those dogs have crazy amounts of personality. My dad got him from the shelter, just $50. He was my dads best friend for 12 years.

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u/thesoccerone7 14d ago

Awe, I miss my coon. Sadly he went with my ex in the breakup

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u/gilly_90 14d ago

You're going to hell but I laughed.

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u/fountain-of-doubt 14d ago

I'm sorry, we need pictures. Please and thank you.

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u/downvotegilles 14d ago

My little boy was 3 when I got him, so over 1000 days in the shelter and he's the sweetest most affectionate boy, ever!

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u/Jonnyyrage 14d ago

Idk what it is but hearing coon hounds bark and howl always makes me smile and laugh. Such good dogs.

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u/Sheldon121 14d ago

More than two years. Congratulations to him and you for the adoption! May your days be happy and healthy!

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u/Occams_shaving_soap 14d ago

Gawd I would love a coonhound.

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u/Lawrence_Thorne 14d ago

Thank you for doing that.

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u/ZogNowak 14d ago

My pleasure! He was there because he was so afraid of EVERYthing. He's getting over a lot of his irrational fears now, but he still is petrified of gun sounds....and everything that looks like a gun. PS.....He's laying right here beside me now, and cracks an eye at me to make sure I'm still here.

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u/Zachhandley 14d ago

No way where from?

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u/nearlyback 14d ago

I love coon hounds! Someday if we're looking for another non-bird-hunting dog I'd totally consider adopting one

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u/NewDadInNashville 13d ago

Did they indicate why he was in for so long?

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u/ZogNowak 13d ago

Went to the pokey cause he wouldn't hunt. Stayed because he was so shy. Incredibly shy. Wouldn't even LOOK AT the folks who were interested. Took my wife just a few hours till he was running to us. She's like the Dog Whisperer.

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u/aaccjj97 13d ago

My lab coonhound mix was the best dog anyone could ever ask for. I’m sure you guys will be very happy!

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u/LPQ_Master 13d ago

My first, and only dog was a coon hound/beagle mix. He was an amazing dog. Friendly, lovable, protective. Just couldn't let him outside without a fenced in hard, because he loved to run. My parents had about a 2 acre yard for him to run freely though.

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u/iSayBaDumTsss 13d ago

Thank you so much for adopting!!

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u/jasminel96 14d ago

This video is from 2019! Bonita has her own Instagram (@bonita_rk) and seems to be doing good still

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u/colin8696908 14d ago

did they ever say why no one wanted her? behavioral issues?

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u/alcimedes 14d ago

Just looking at the body type I wonder if it's not an akida/staff terrier mix.

that would scare off a ton of potential buyers. (and a ton of homeowner's insurance policies have breed specific bans, both of those breeds make almost every shortlist for bites.)

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u/Tio_DeeDee 14d ago

We have one that is that exact mix. She's a handful. Great at home with the other dogs and the cats but she's definitely the most protective of the house.

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u/alcimedes 14d ago

does your pup have a similar build? it's hard to eyeball mixes, and i'm not sure i've ever seen an akida/staff mix in real life.

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u/Red-Panda-Bur 13d ago

Our dog has Akita and Staffordshire terrier (as well as German shepherd, lab and pit) and behaves/is built similarly (we know because one of the owners of her puppies had genetic testing done so she likely is also a mix of many of those elements - never more than 15% of any one breed in her puppies).

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u/Tio_DeeDee 14d ago

Yup. Short and stonky with floppy ears. I was nervous at first about the mix but we got her at 8 weeks and she's super well behaved and is my wife's "little spoon" every night. Lol.

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u/vuuvvo 14d ago

The article I found said that she couldn't be around other dogs or children, basically. As she's a pitbull it's fairly likely that's because of aggression. She was also a bit older, at 6.

Luckily it seems like she fit into someone's lifestyle, though!

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u/aghhhhhhhhhhhhhh 14d ago

I wish this was the top comment so everyone who was (rightfully) concerned about the exit can see she seems to be a happy, healthy pup in a good home

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u/ClitusLickus 14d ago

I can sense the happiness as I see her. She has a parade going, pretty sure a person riding a float in a parade is going to be just as excited and probably go and give high fives to people if they could. Lol the most worried group just looked at their clothes, wiped em off, and went back to clapping.

It could be just me but it looked like they may be people that work there and have played with her many times before.

I don't use ig so things are pretty limited for me, but does anyone know if she has occasional visits up there? I'd bet she has some good friends there!

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u/Head-Working8326 14d ago Helpful

instagram, where everyone lives the good life

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u/Jiminyfingers 14d ago

I am always impressed when dogs run their own social media

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u/LupineZach 14d ago

One even has their own blog

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u/holydragonnall 14d ago Wholesome

We adopted our Dahlia when she was 4. She had been born in a shelter and was in one all her life except for short foster periods. She’s so well behaved and sweet, I couldn’t believe she had never had a real home or training. It’s insane how well adjusted she is.

Now her favorite thing in the world is swimming for sticks in the ocean.

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u/Kashik 14d ago

Oof. My heart breaks when I hear stories like that. Glad to hear the she found a forever home with you!

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u/beardbush 14d ago

What a happy baby!

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u/SheepWolves 14d ago

glitter is just the worst.

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u/Internal_Use8954 14d ago

Is that what they are tossing? I thought it was dog food

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u/West-Ruin-1318 14d ago

I figured paper confetti. Why in gods name would you send these people home with glitter??!

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u/ClitusLickus 14d ago

I'm not even sure it's that. Lol we need a petective to figure out what it was

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u/llneverknow 14d ago

Doesn't look like glitter to me at all.

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u/Weltanschauung_Zyxt 14d ago

She's eating whatever it is, so...hope it's dog food...

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u/thomas_da_trainn 14d ago

I really can't believe they just threw all of that outside

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u/Eldachleich 14d ago

Hopefully they had the presence of mind to get compostable and marine degradable Glitter first.

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u/_DONT_PM_ME_NOTHING 14d ago

Wait what? r/holup

Those are real?

Next your going to tell me it doesn’t stick to everything for longer than the half life of uranium.

What a time to be alive

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u/LightsSoundAction 14d ago

could be the vaccine for arts & crafts AIDS we’ve been waiting for.

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u/Eldachleich 14d ago

Yes.

Like these. https://www.amerikanbodyart.com/biodegradable-glitter.html

Though I simplified it a bit. Some can do both. Some are only compostable, some only ocean safe. Some are plant based. They aren't perfect yet but it is a pretty quickly growing market.

It sticks like normal Glitter lol. A lint roller and dry swiffers will remove most Glitter from your life. I used to work for a festival Glitter company that had a focus on biodegradable Glitter DVD was absolutely smothered in it everyday. People were constantly amazed I didn't have any on me during my days off lol.

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u/Gloopie_poopie 14d ago

All I could think about was glitter getting stuck in the dogs eyes

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u/jmremote 14d ago

It’s the herpes of arts and crafts.

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u/Methasaurus_Rex 14d ago

We got two Newfie brothers who had been in the shelter for more than 300 days. 10 years later, one has passed and the other is still the bestest of boyos.

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u/IndIka123 14d ago

Is she biting at people? Lol

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u/SpartanusCXVII 14d ago

She’s just trying to nanny them.

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u/PM_ME_PSN_CODES-PLS 14d ago

Yeah. Probably because of excitement and a bunch of weirdos acting overly excited. I don't care if it's just "nipping" or not, that shit can still hurt and next time could be worse.

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u/FoleyisGood 14d ago

Is she biting at people? Lol

yes. she is extremely stress and nobody in this video can read the body language.

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u/Witness_me_Karsa 13d ago

The big gray haired lady knew what was up. Walked up and grabbed that leash like "bruh, control your new dog."

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u/TinFoilRainHat 14d ago

Asking the real questions

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u/tankforbank 14d ago

This is weird right?

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u/atomicfroster 14d ago

yea like what that glitter? thats terrible for the environment isnt it?

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u/tankforbank 14d ago

The glitter, everyone standing outside in the snow, forced smiles while trying not to get their hands bit.

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u/RRSC14 14d ago

Seems weird no one else is mentioning it. The dog is trying to nip at every person it can. The guy in the black hoodie even steps back to defend himself for a second. The woman with the gray hair had to literally yank the lead to get the dog off those women on the side.

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u/bluesox 14d ago

I rescued a beautiful Himalayan cat her last day at the shelter. The whole staff was both elated and dismayed that someone took her home because they all saw how precious she was and wanted dibs.

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u/vuuvvo 14d ago

There was a cat at a shelter near me, a beautiful purebred Siamese that was missing a leg. She got hit by a car and her POS owners surrendered her because they couldn't show her anymore. She immediately got adopted by a member of staff haha

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u/Jefc141 14d ago Gold

Why is everything posted to aww infuriating like I don’t get it… the dog is nipping at people, even caught the one guys sleeve… throwing glitter everywhere outside… dog getting yanked by old lady who shouldn’t have a dog like that… screams social media bs.. just trashy all around like wtf is this

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u/ingloriabasta 14d ago

The "old lady" seems to be the only one to have a grasp at the situation, in contrast to the guy holding the leash initially.

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u/pielz 14d ago

Yeah this dog was there for 500 days. I worked at a shelter and we were constantly doing behavioral training with the dogs. They very quickly learned not to jump up and act this way. This shelter was doing zero training during this time it's obvious.

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u/turtlesinmyheart 14d ago

Kinda seems like the lady works there and she did the right thing I suppose

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u/absentmindedbanana 14d ago

Yeah seriously why are they letting the dog just jump all over people? It’s gonna do that to strangers in the future which is not okay

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u/_-Zed-_ 13d ago

Finding this comment restored some of my faith for the human race.

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u/colin8696908 14d ago

It's nighttime so stuff like this manages to slip by the mods.

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u/EmployeeRadiant 14d ago

the dog literally just left the shelter. you think it has all sorts of training and bonding?

the old lady is the only one who actually took control.

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u/absentmindedbanana 14d ago

No it likely isn’t trained now, but a good way to start would be to not praise it for jumping up on people

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u/AccomplishedCopy6495 13d ago

I wonder what was being done during its shelter life if not any sort of training.

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u/Anxious-derkbrandan 14d ago

That’s because they are sound that for social media point. The dog is super stressed out, tried nipping and apparently has to be isolated when people come to visit its owners

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u/BurningHotels 14d ago Gold

Did those degenerates throw glitter on the dog and new owners??? Morons...

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u/CthulhuShoes 14d ago

This sub is the embodiment of toxic positivity.

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u/Spidermanmj8 13d ago

I haven’t checked too recently, although I’d be shocked if it has improved.

r/MadeMeSmile was much worse. At least here there are high-up comments pointing out issues.

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u/CharlesBusiness 14d ago

Everyone who thinks this is weird is right. There’s a reason this dog was in the shelter for so long. It’s a high maintenance animal who needs owners who are patient and will do the work to learn what it needs to have a good life. And this environment is the OPPOSITE of that and it pisses me off that the shelter did this. Like, how about making an informational vid that shows the history of the dog and why it took so long to be adopted? Would it go viral? Probably not. Would it be BETTER? Absolutely.

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u/opposing_critter 14d ago

Lets hope they train it

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u/SimpIyFlacid 14d ago

Went on a biting spree

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u/theyretheyre 14d ago

The dog literally bit two people on its way out. Not really r/aww material at all.

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u/chrimbus___ 14d ago

Is her favorite food dog bones? Because … she’s a… bone eata??

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u/Cartographer345 14d ago

We just adopted a beautiful velociraptor that has been in the shelter for 76 million years. We’re so happy!

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u/K2flyby 14d ago

Ugh… We have rescued 5 out of 6 of our dogs. This makes me sad more than anything. The way they parade and over stimulate what looks like an Akita mix is awful. The dog may be a great dog but those were clear red flags as it jumped and appeared to nip at excitement. I have so many thoughts …but… I hope those owners are great and the dog enjoys a long and comfy life on a couch with all the love.

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u/9point9five 14d ago

To be fair seems like the ones who run the shelter are at fault. The woman knew what to expect and gave the leash more tension .

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u/Due-Calligrapher-720 14d ago

100%, I’m glad that they thought about the dog and wanted to say goodbye but it gives “this will look great on our social media page and donation requests, at the expense of overly arousing the dog” vibes.

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u/Waramp 14d ago

“this will look great on our social media page and donation requests…”

Which could lead to more dogs being adopted, so it’s really not the worst thing in the world. The dog will recover from one brief episode of overstimulation.

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u/vuuvvo 14d ago

According to the owner's Instagram, she's a pitbull.

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u/SilverMisfitt 14d ago

I didn’t even notice the nipping until you mentioned it. I was blinded by the potential sweet moment

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u/HighMyNameisKayleigh 14d ago

I saw that nipping too. My parents ran a really exclusive dog training kennel with a rare breed program (traveled to dog shows across the U.S.) and my mom always said, "Akitas will bite the hand that feeds" meaning their breed just has that tendency if you don't work with them. So I can see why this one was in the shelter so long. People really need to do more research about the type of work they have to put into breeds and don't just pick a certain puppy for looks or because you knew/saw one online that was really sweet.

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u/SpartanusCXVII 14d ago

Say it with me, “Pit Bull.” Not an Akita mix. Not a lab mix. Not a boxer mix. Pit… bull… jesus, I fucking hate the brainwashing of the pit lobby.

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u/CharlesBusiness 14d ago edited 14d ago

What a show. I hope the new owners were just trying to get their new pup home and realized the unfortunate way this all went down. That dog will need a LOT of patience and owners who are willing to do the research and work.

Edited for spelling.

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u/IcedCoughy 14d ago

Dog fucking bites dude in the black hoodie 😂

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u/upboatsnhoes 14d ago

sO

PReCiOuS

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u/[deleted] 14d ago

“She’s just mouthy, you guys are just Karen’s”/s

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u/absentmindedbanana 13d ago

You summed up some of the comments here haha

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u/baby_fart 14d ago

I can see in just 18 seconds why she was unadopted for 500 days.

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u/albionnoria 14d ago

Missed opportunity for the name to be spelled Bone eater but pronounced Bonita

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u/BootyMcStuffins 14d ago

What a horrible thing to do to someone with a new dog...

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u/mykneemo 14d ago

500 days huh? A dog behaving like that, i wonder why.

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u/Dayzlikethis 14d ago

And probably to return because that dog needs a lot of training.

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u/Anxious-derkbrandan 14d ago

This is cringy af. Dog is stressed out and trying to nip at people and got the guy in the black hoodie. After 500 days that dog needed to have the calmest exit possible

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u/aontachtai 14d ago
  • throws a kilo of micropastics into the environment *

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u/LucidLethargy 14d ago

I adopted a girl that had three legs, but had another interested party ready to scoop her up any minute... I don't know if the second part is true, but that's what the shelter told us.

Either way, we all win! My pup is now nine years old now, going on two. Yours is too cute to not have a line of people as well... In fact, I see a line in the video! The shelter just wanted you to feel comfortable. That's okay, they just want good pups to find good homes.

Edit: She has three legs, she has neither lost nor gained any since adoption!

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u/LukeSkyMaster69 14d ago

If only there was a logical and completely justified reason they weren't adopted sooner

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u/AJHear 14d ago

I can sort of see why he took that long to adopt out. I understand he's really excited but I imagine maybe a bit to boisterous for your normal adopting family.

Every dog deserves to have a marvellous life.

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u/jpratte65 14d ago

Good for them. They deserve a good life

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u/CheatingZubat 14d ago

It’s a pitt, of course it’s been there for a long time. It also looks like it is trying to take chunks out of peoples hands as they walk…

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u/carryonkatie 14d ago

How to Make the dogs day extra stressful……

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u/Julie-Andrews 14d ago

How cute!

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u/smell-my-armpitss 14d ago

The dog is too hyperactive for an elderly couple

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u/KancerFox 14d ago

Where do you see an elderly couple?

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u/evilocto 14d ago

Are you blind? They're in their forties at best, stop being a judgemental ass.

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u/Arrows_of_Neon 14d ago

“Just let me bite them one more time before we leave”

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u/EverythingBagelWCC 14d ago

That dog is most definitely nipping at them. You can see her trying to bite their hands!

I’m glad she found a loving home, but she is going to be a handful that’s for sure.

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u/monitorcable 14d ago

That elderly couple will absolutely not be able to restrain that dog when that one time they lose control of the leash and it lounges at a child or a small dog.

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u/pixelpip 14d ago

Looks like she will be back shortly.

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u/Due-Calligrapher-720 14d ago

Gotta stay hopeful, but 500 days in a shelter and the person taking them home not knowing how to manage them on a leash from the start… I’m an optimist but also a realist.

That said, my Shepsky was hell on a lead (he still has his moments) when I first adopted and three months later he’s such a different dog. Some people can weather a steep learning curve.

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u/SloopScooper 14d ago

Right. All that jumping and licking has me firmly rooted in team I hate dogs. How dare you not be a fan of the equivalent of a hyperactive 3 year old that pisses and shits on the floor and bites.

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u/absentmindedbanana 14d ago

Careful, the dog people will send you to hell for saying that out loud

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u/SloopScooper 14d ago edited 14d ago

I dont care. My dad bought me one unasked for as a present when i was small. It behaved just like this. I hated every second of it. Cleaning up pee and shit. Licking and jumping on me. It finally ran away one day and never came back. Ranks pretty high on one of the best days of my life list. Dog was never discussed after. I'm assuming it died. Now my best friend is a cat.

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u/isekai-cheeese 14d ago

please tell me that it was sparkly dog food that was thrown.

(fuck glitter)

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u/Sonakstyle 13d ago

Is this wellthatssucks?

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u/FoleyisGood 14d ago

this dog is super stressed and lunging at people trying to bite them. the new owners responded by hard pull on the leash potentially hurting the dogs next and probably making them more annoyed.

this isn't cute at all

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u/Neither-Purchase6039 14d ago

you can already tell hes a lil bastard. lol

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u/nemothedoggo 14d ago

Bro y’all clapping are making that dog too damn excited relax. These people are gonna have a rough couple weeks, lots of runs walks and socializing.

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u/Imafoxnerd 14d ago

bro that lady is literally choking it when iys jumping on people and they where happy that it was jumping on them