Sadly, senior dogs are often overlooked at shelters due to their age. But the cold hard truth is that many older dogs still have just as much energy as puppies do.
One of those dogs is Ace, a 19-year-old Cattle dog mix who still enjoys going for walks and playing fetch. He ended up at the Sacramento SPCA, through no fault of his own, and longs for a loving home to spend his golden years in.
He may be 19 and losing his eyesight, but his foster mom doesn’t want his old age to fool you. According to her, and as you can see in the video, Ace still acts like a puppy, and truly thinks he is one!
When his foster mom brought him to PetSmart, he was ecstatic to pick out a new toy to play with and carried it right out of the store. He’s even able to get into the car on his own with ease and still has so much pep in his step.
Ace is an amazing dog who is also very well-trained. He knows all of the basic commands and is a great listener.
He will remain in his foster home and continue to receive the best care until he finds a forever home.
Luckily, after the SPCA shared his story on social media, they were flooded with applications from people who are willing to open their homes and hearts to Ace.
Staff will carefully go through all of the applicants before choosing the perfect home for Ace.
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Posted by The Dodo on Friday, November 8, 2019
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3) Skye Terrier
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