A sweet senior Pit Bull, named Capone, watched as everyone around him got a forever home. Instead of being taken out of his kennel and heading to a place he could feel safe and loved, he was either ignored or put back in his kennel after a brief meeting.
Each shelter mate got adopted and left, one by one. Until Capone was the only one left.
It broke the staff’s hearts.
“For quite some time Capone was the only dog we had in the shelter,” Carly Quinn, the director of the Ionia County Animal Shelter, told The Dodo. “All the kennels were empty, except for sweet, quiet, kind Capone.”
Capone was initially adopted not long after coming to the shelter but due to not ‘getting along’ with another dog at the house, he was returned. Capone became despondent. He was so depressed that he stopped eating.
“He lost quite a bit of weight as he just did not have the appetite he did in his home,” Quinn noted. “It was very hard to get. . . >> Click To Continue Reading This Story. . .