Dog Left at a Shelter After Her Owner Passed Away Is STILL There Five Years Later

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Regardless of having been at the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County in West Virginia for the better part of the past five years, Diamond almost always has a smile on her beautiful face.  Maybe it’s because the staff there are super and love her to death, or maybe she’s just a dog that is all too happy to be a dog.  Either way, this beautiful girl deserves a proper forever family.



“The staff absolutely love her,” Dannie Wall, an AWSJC board member, told The Dodo.  “She’s like their dog.”



Diamond seems to almost be the eternal optimist.  It’s as if she wakes up every day with the attitude that today’s going to be the day someone FINALLY brings her home.  Even though that’s yet to happen, it doesn’t seem to take the smile from her face.


The real issue with Diamond doesn’t seem to be her breed, but the fact that she’s a little bit older now.  She’s been at the shelter for five years!  She may have come in a young pup of three years, but she’s eight now, and everyone wants a puppy these days.  Yes, they’re adorable – no question.  However, senior dogs are also adorable, and they need love too!  But this gal needs to be an only dog.



“She’s a reactive dog.  She doesn’t tolerate other dogs well,” Wall explained.  “We’ve had several phone calls, but they all have another dog in the house or another cat in the house. And that’s not going to work out.”

So, could Diamond be the dog for you?  Is she the pooch you and your family have been waiting for?  Do you feel like having a dog like Diamond will enrich and deepen the value of your life (because she’s totally awesome, it totally will!  We promise!)?  Click here for more information on adopting her.  Or you can call 304-725-0589, or also email [email protected].