Sunday, May 31, 2015

Adopt Sherman a #SeniorDog @WaysideWaifs in #KCMO

This good looking guy is Sherman.  He's an 8 year old senior dog who's had a rough life.  Rescued from a hoarding situation in New York City, he was taken in by Wayside Waifs in Kansas City.

Wayside Waifs describes Sherman as a Hound / Retriever mix.  He already knows basic commands, but would be a great candidate for further training.

Here's Sherman's adoption message:
How's it going everyone? My name is Sherman and I come to you from New York City. Wanna good dog and pal to call your own? Fuhgeddaboudit!! I am the boy for you.

Let me give you a little history on myself so you can get to know me. I have had kind of a rough life up to this point, and I am just looking for a family to call my own. I am an 8 year old Hound/Retriever mix. So I am a little older, but you know what they say "Like a fine wine, I just get better with time." Like I said, I came here from the Big Apple to find a new life and new family. I was transferred here from the ASPCA that rescued me from a hoarding like situation. I did not always get the care and training I needed, but I am ready to start life now and do whatever you need me to do.
Like a true New Yorker, I had to fight and be tough to get along. However, now that I am here in Kansas City, I am ready to find a nice home that I can be with a good family. I already know commands like sit and come, but I think it is going to be best that I get some more training so I can be an even better companion for you. I haven't really had a home of my own, so it is going to be best to get some refresher courses on house training and basic obedience also. I do also like to get outside and have some exercise that will keep me mentally and physically happy. I am older, but I still have a lot of life and energy to give in this body.

So let's talk a little about when we go home together. I am going to need a place with older kids living there and I will also want to meet all new canine family before we go as well. Coming from the environment that I did, I do get a little stressed out and take some time to warm up. Once I do warm up to my new family, I am going to show you how great I am. I will usually seek out love and attention, but when I do I love to get petted as much as you want to. If you just have patience with me to help me learn and let me adjust, then I promise I will be the best dog you will ever want.
Oh, and before I forget, I do have one more thing to let you know. Like any New Yorker, with pizza, pasta, or steak, I do love my food. I am not saying I need to eat that kind of meal, but I will need to eat in a safe place away from everyone. I just want to enjoy my dinner in peace before we get back to all the family loving on me.

So as you can see, it has been a rough go for me. But I am not complaining one bit. I came here to seek out a new life and start with a clean slate. Give me your time and patience, and I will give you my unconditional love and a lot of fun. Take a chance on me; you won't be sorry you did.
See ya soon, Sherman

For more information about Sherman 
contact Wayside Waifs at  816-761-8151.  
Sherman's animal ID number is 27638785 and he is 
available for adoption with a reduced adoption fee of $25.
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 thnose 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. Sherman is such a good looking guy; hope he finds his forever home soon.

  2. Sherman looks so ready to be loved. We will share.

  3. I hope he gets a good home soon. Sharing.

  4. I love that mix, and he looks like a big sweetie! Sharing...hope he finds his home soon.


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