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Shaking Pit Bull Wouldn’t Leave Shelter Corner ‘Heard A Voice’ And He Inched Forward

Written by: Dee Michaels
Dee Michaels is a passionate and accomplished writer, renowned for his heartwarming and engaging stories on more
| Published on April 12, 2024

Dog shelters provide essential care but are not ideal as long-term homes for dogs. These environments, filled with incessant barking and a chaotic atmosphere, can overwhelm dogs accustomed to quieter, more stable settings. The bare, minimally furnished kennels add to the stress, particularly for dogs like Carson.

Carson, a gentle Pit Bull with a loving nature, was left at a shelter when his family could no longer care for him. Despite being a wonderful companion, Carson struggled with allergies that affected his skin. The noisy, confined shelter space was particularly distressing for him. Witnessing Carson trembling and seeking comfort in such surroundings underscores the critical need for compassionate, understanding homes that cater to the unique needs and sensitivities of each dog. Carson’s story highlights the urgent call for better support and placements for shelter dogs.

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Lauren, a devoted volunteer at Philly Bully Team, learned about Carson’s distressing circumstances and decided to intervene, rescuing him from the shelter to offer a nurturing home environment. Understanding that a dog like Carson needed more than just shelter to flourish, Lauren was committed to providing the security and affection he required. Carson’s appreciation for her efforts was immediately evident, and he quickly developed a profound attachment to Lauren. He became her constant companion, always staying close by her side, a testament to the deep bond they forged. Lauren recognized the necessity of giving Carson continuous care and companionship, ensuring his well-being was always a priority. Their partnership demonstrated a perfect match, providing Carson the stability and love he so desperately needed and deserved.

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Lauren also knew they were a match made in heaven, and she informed the rescue group that she wanted to make the adoption final. They agreed. Carson is overjoyed to be reunited with Lauren that he won’t allow her out of his sight. It’s really endearing when you think about it, except when she has to get stuff done, like working from home. A 60-pound dog on your lap can be obstructive. Lauren, on the other hand, is such a good sport!

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Snuggling, on the other hand, is Carson’s favorite pastime. He likes to go for walks and seek out the best sticks. He enjoys walking with a stick in his mouth. According to Lauren, “his entire body wags.” It’s lovely to see a dog go from shaking and terrified to a happy boy. When Carson comes home after his walks, he jumps on the sofa and gives the greatest tail wags you’ve ever seen. All you can hear are the swishing of his delighted tail as it hits the ground.

His mother, Lauren, says in the video below that:

“His mission in life is to curl up on the couch with me.” Sounds like Carson has some clear priorities!

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