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Sad Pup Was Returned To Shelter After Adoption, But He Never Gave Up Hope

The saying goes, “patience is a virtue.” For one dog, it took more than patience to survive his stint at a shelter in North Fork, New York.

Unfortunately, the pup named Gio struggled to adapt to shelter life. He lost weight and often paced back and forth. Gio just wanted a human to call his own.

Gio needs your help!!!! He is so depressed at the shelter ! He just needs a person to love and he would love to share…

Posted by The North Fork Animal Welfare League, Inc on Friday, April 26, 2019


The pup returned to a shelter after a bad adoption experience. According to Gabrielle Stroup of the North Fork Animal Welfare League in Peconic, “He was adopted and then sadly ended up back at the shelter when an older dog in the home would not accept him. [Gio] is not doing well at the shelter at all. He just wants a person.”

Thankfully, some local attention helped Gio find a forever home. Two days after his story ran in Patch, he was adopted.

In the video below, Gio and his human play together. It looks like a match made in heaven to us!

H/T Patch
Featured Image Southold Animal Shelter

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Written by Samantha H
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