UPDATE: Homeless Man and His Three Dogs Might Get Dream Come True

On June 22, 2015, we told you about a homeless man named Lorenzo and his three dogs (Sharlina, Squeezums and Bobo) who are currently homeless in the Los Angeles, Calif., area. Jamin Dustin, founder of Cause4Paws met them and wanted to help them get off the streets. Well, thanks to your generous donations, Lorenzo and his pets might soon get a place to call home.

Sharlina, Squeezums and Bobo. Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin - Cause4Paws/Facebook
Sharlina, Squeezums and Bobo. Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin – Cause4Paws/Facebook

 

Dustin told us Lorenzo became homeless 43 years ago. In recent years he rescued three dogs – two large dogs and one little Chihuahua. The man builds tepees anywhere he can find space for him and his dogs, but most of their days are spent walking the city under the hot sun.

The pet owner knows that life on the streets is not ideal for any pet and he wished he could find a place he could call home. In a home, his dogs would be able to run off leash and be free instead of tied to the shopping cart he pushes around the city all day long.

Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin - Cause4Paws/Facebook
Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin – Cause4Paws/Facebook

 

Cause4Paws started raising funds online hoping to buy an RV for this homeless family. Their goal is to raise $4,000, and with the help of animal lovers they have surpassed their goal.

“I’ll be taking some of the donations to put [Lorenzo and the dogs] in a motel for a few days to get the dogs out of this heat,” Dustin told us.

Jasmin Dustin and Lorenzo. Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin - Cause4Paws/Facebook
Jasmin Dustin and Lorenzo. Photo credit: Jasmin Dustin – Cause4Paws/Facebook

 

The purchase of the RV has not been finalized yet, but with enough donations Lorenzo and his dogs could soon be in their own home.

If you would like to make a donation go here. To learn more about them follow Cause4Paws on Facebook.

37 thoughts on “UPDATE: Homeless Man and His Three Dogs Might Get Dream Come True”

  1. This is awesome. I am happy that this man will have his babies and have a life with them . What a awesome story. We need more like this on the website and less of all this hate around us being published ever day.

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  2. So sad ….thank God there are wonderful people that help the poor animals on the street. It looks like he did his best to keep them fed but still heartbreaking ot see the life they have had. Good luck to them.

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  3. Hopefully things will continue to work out for him and his love pups, he might have to shave OR trim up a bit maybe he can find a little job once they get settled to maintain rv what about that part of it ?? Water gas electric ??? GOD BE WITH YOU ALL !!! And thank you sooo much for people who help !!!!!

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  4. that’s only one homeless man and his dogs there are many more out there that need help we the people of this great country need TO stop fighting wars that cost many lives AND BILLONS OF DOLARS for what? We need to start helping the poor people and in this country and SEND FOOD AND HELP TO OTHER COUNTRY THAT NEED HELP NOT GUNS AND KILLING MACHINES. THINK ABOUT IT /I THINK PEOPLE WOULD BE HAPPPER IF THAY HAVE FOOOD AND SHELTER NOT GUNS AND MORE GUNS AND BULLSHIT AND LIES . GOD SAYS HELP THE POOR AND HE ALSO IF YOU READ THE GOOD BOOK HE SAYS ALL RICH PEOPLE WILL BURN IN HELL FOR THERE GREED. WHAT ARE YOU?

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