Every year, millions of animals enter shelters and wait for someone to adopt them or risk being euthanized.
For one particular dog, a St. Bernard mix named Bernard, he’s been waiting an awfully long time.
Bernard was found tied to a fence at a veterinary practice in San Antonio, Texas back on Christmas Eve of 2015.
Since the Bulverde Area Humane Society was the only shelter in the area that had space that day, that’s where Bernard was sent.
Source: Bulverde Area Humane Society
Whenever visitors come to the shelter to see the available pets, Bernard (aka Bernie) gets excited, spins, and barks for someone to take him home.
Sadly, four years have passed and poor Bernie is still waiting.
The shelter says he would do well in a home without other pets and where he could be the center of someone’s universe.
He is a 65-pound pooch that is neutered, microchipped, heartworm-negative, and current on all vaccinations.
He’d do well with an active family who will also let him have fun in a child’s pool full of water.
He needs to be an inside side, so for anyone who has a special place in their heart for this nearly six-year-old pup, be sure to visit the Bulverde Area Humane Society’s website.
Source: Bulverde Area Humane Society
We hope you find a forever home soon, sweetheart. Watch Bernie’s adorable antics in the video below.
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