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Heartbreaking! Shelter Dog Has Been Caged For 2000 Days

Wantagh, NY -A shelter dog in Wantagh, New York, has spent the majority of his life without a home. His name is Pinto, and he is the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter’s longest resident…a title that no dog wants to hold.

According to the shelter, Pinto was found as a stray in October 2017. At the time, he followed a homeowner into her home…he was then taken to the shelter and he has remained there ever since.

It is difficult to imagine the hopelessness that Pinto must feel after so many years without a home or family of his own.

In January, the shelter wrote:

Pinto’s ideal home is with a savvy owner who has experience with guarding. During his stay at the shelter, we have been working on loose leash walking and commands like “place”, “sit” and “down”. One of his favorite people here at the shelter has said some great things about him – He loves to play in the yard and play fetch, he walks great on leash and is scared of thunderstorms. This poor guy has been waiting so long for his home and we really wish his person would come in to find him soon.

If you are interested in learning more, and getting the most up to date information on Pinto, please contact the shelter’s placement team:
T: 516.785.5220
E: adoption@hempsteadny.gov
E: foster@hempsteadny.gov
E: rescue@hempsteadny.gov

Watch of video of Pinto at the shelter here.

Note: Animal Victory is NOT the point of contact. Please direct all comments and inquiries to the shelter where Pinto is being held. Thank you.

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  1. Very sad heartbreaking to read this article about Pinto Thank yuo so much for letting Pinto live at this shelter for as long as he has Thank God he didnโ€™t get Euthanized but something is wrong of so many people that works there they wasnโ€™t a living soul that would give Pinto a Chance ๐Ÿ’”so sad I wish I could give him a chance but I have a house full of cats also have a French bull dog that donโ€™t lesson hoping and praying to Saint Gretudes to pray for Pinto to get a family that would give him a home ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

  2. Prayers & good vibes for Pinto to get that loving home he so desperately needs. Someone in NY has to have a big loving heart!


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