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.
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