Sunday, June 15, 2014

Adopt Orlando a Senior German Shepherd Dog in Kansas City

This beautiful boy is Orlando.  He's German Shepherd Dog mix who was picked up as a stray and taken to Wayside Waifs in Kansas City MO.  At about 9 years old, Orlando is a senior dog.

Here's his adoption message:
Hello! My name is Orlando. I'm a handsome 9-year-old German Shepherd/mix. I originally came into Wayside as a stray. It was hard at my age being on the streets. I don't really know what happened but I'm sure glad I am here where it's safe. Wayside is everything I could have dreamed about! A roof over my head, warm blankets, lots of walks and enrichment, I feel like I've hit the lottery! Except there's still one thing missing. You. My fur-ever family. A home I can call my own. I hope that in reading this you will see that I might be the perfect fit for you!

Don't be fooled by my age! I'm still quite the whippersnapper, if I do say myself! I have a lot of energy and love still in me that I can't wait to share with my new family! I have a rough go of things lately but that hasn't dampened my spirit. When I first got here I caught a pretty bad cold that put me out of commission for awhile. The amazing vet staff worked tirelessly to help me feel better and get me back to my silly and sweet self. Everyone says that now that I am healthy again it's only a matter of time before my new family comes for me!

I will need continued work on my training but I am a smart and eager to please boy so that will go a long way! Daily mental and physical stimulation will help me become a happier boy! I may be older but I still love to get out and run and play! There is nothing I would like more than to go on adventures with you. Trips around the neighborhood or trips to the park would be so much fun! I am guaranteed to keep you grinning from ear to ear with a matching smile on my face. Some of the volunteers have noticed I try really hard to keep my kennel clean so I may be kennel trained! Consistency, praise and a routine will continue to help me on my way! I love treats too, so that will help in learning what is expected of me!

If you are looking for a silly, loyal and sweet boy than look no further! Come on out to Wayside Waifs and ask to meet Orlando. I have been waiting for this day for so long and I can't wait to walk away from the shelter and into our new lives together!

All my love,

Take a look at Orlando's adoption video and then contact Wayside Waifs at  816-761-8151.  Orlando's animal ID # 22164910

Wayside Waifs is Kansas City’s largest no-kill animal shelter.   They are an independent, 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit humane society and animal welfare organization established in 1944.  Wayside Waifs is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. Wayside is the largest pet adoption center in Kansas City, placing over 5,400 animals each year in loving forever homes. Wayside does not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for animals in our care. Only animals suffering from significant medical issues or those that pose a danger are humanely euthanized. Wayside Waifs is proud to be a part of Kansas City's no-kill community.
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  1. Handsome boy hope he finds a home soon

  2. What a handsome older (not old!) guy. At 9 my girls are still very young at heart, active, and healthy. Hope this guy finds a home soon!

  3. what a darling dog and he sure doesn't look like a senior

    retro rover

  4. Hi Y'all!

    He is such a handsome fellow I'm sure he'll find his forever home quickly!

    Y'all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  5. Orlando looks like a handsome and thoughtful boy and he sure does deserve a happy home. We will share him?

  6. I am fan of the Shepherd breed and Orlando is one handsome dog. Hope he finds a home soon.

  7. German Shepherds are wonderful pets and Orlando deserves a loving home! Sharing!

  8. Orlando is beautiful. So sad that he doesn't have a forever home. Paws crossed that he finds one soon. Will share.


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