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Hank needs a home - Emporia, VA

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Breed: Walker Hound mix?

Sex: Male

Age: 8+ years approx

Size: Medium

Color: Brown

Coat: Smooth

Notes: Hank is a male Walker Hound who is 8+ years and weighs 30 pounds. He is friendly but a little shy. He would love to find his forever home to spend the rest of his years just relaxing with his human.

If you are interested in adopting Hank please call Doris on 434-632-1681 to arrange to meet him. See our adoption information here.

ONE BY ONE

One by one, they pass by my cage
Too old, too worn, too broken, they say
Way past his time, he can’t run and play
They shake their heads and go on their way
A little old man, arthritic and sore
It seems that I am wanted no more
I once had a home, I once had a bed
A place that was warm, and where I was fed
Now my muzzle is grey, and my eyes slowly fail
Who wants a dog so old and so frail?
My family decided I didn’t belong
I got in their way, my attitude wrong
Now I sit in this kennel, where day after day
The younger ones are chosen and taken away
When I had come to the end of my rope
You saw my face and again I knew hope
You saw past the grey, the legs wobbly with age
And felt I deserved life beyond this cage
You took me home, gave me food and a bed
You gently stroked my poor tired head
We snuggle and play, you talk to me low
You love me so dearly, and make sure I know
Although I have lived most of my life with another
You outshine them with a love so much stronger
I promise to return all the love I can give
To you my dear friend, as long as I live
I may be with you for a week, or for years
We will share many smiles, and a few tears
When the time comes, that God deems I must leave
I know you will cry and your heart it will grieve
When I arrive at the Bridge all brand new
My thoughts and my heart will still be with you
And I will brag to all who will hear
Of the person who made my last days so dear.

Dogs are claimed, adopted and rescued everyday so please contact us to check that this dog is available.

Virginia law says that we have to keep a dog for 5 days so that the owner can claim it before we can put the dog up for adoption. If you are interested in a particular dog before its available date please contact us. We would like a dog to go to a new home or rescue as soon as possible after its "available" date.

Adoption fee for a dog or cat is $25 (non-refundable). State law requires that anyone adopting a shelter animal must have it spayed/neutered.

Make sure that you are able to take your dog home on the day you adopt it. We will not keep a dog for you after its "available" day.

Opening Hours (for visitation and adoptions):
Monday-Friday: 10am-1pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays

If you need an earlier/later time, please call Doris on 434-632-1681 to make arrangements. She is more than willing to work with you if she has time to plan ahead.

Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to ensure these details are accurate, the webmaster and Greensville County Animal Shelter cannot be held responsible for any problems arising from the information displayed here.


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