Elwood & Reeses: Bonded Mastiffs Seek New Home After Owner’s Death

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A pair of best friends with a sad story are languishing in a Florida shelter after their owner died unexpectedly, and we’re hoping that you or someone you know will be able to provide a new home for both.

A tragic ‘pet available’ listing caught our attention last night after a friend clued us in to Elwood and Reeses and their tale of woe. They have only been in the shelter a few days, but their picture was shared with a sad note that read, These two spent nearly a week in their house with the body of their deceased owner before they were found. Can someone give these sad dogs a forever home?


We can’t, but we’re certain there is a dog lover out there with a heart and a home large enough to accommodate them. Perhaps by sharing their details, you can help them to find that new home.



Elwood & Reeses are being held at the Orange County Animal Services – Pet Rescue & Adoption Center in Orlando.


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For more details, visit their available pet listings here. IDs: Reeses: A106461 Elwood: A224531