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Neglected Senior Dog Needs a Hero!

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 1:45pm

Not every visitor to the ASPCA Adoption Center in NYC sees something special in Britney, but a local artist did. Whoever adopts this sweet senior gets to take home a beautiful portrait of their new dog!

The artist chose Britney to paint instead of the hundreds of other animals in our care, and we think we know why. Britney’s life has been so hard.

When she came to us through Humane Law Enforcement last year, Britney was in lots of pain, suffering from multiple untreated conditions. But with ASPCA veterinary care and attention, she is now as healthy as possible. In her opinion—and ours—Britney is ready to find her forever home.

For now, Britney spends her days quietly sleeping in her habitat until it’s her turn to be walked. She seems to know that she doesn’t belong here. And yet, it’s been more than 200 days since she came to us. (Only one dog has been with us longer: Lady.)

Britney is not a difficult dog to care for. At 12, this low-key lady loves everyone she meets and wants nothing more than to sleep peacefully in a comfortable spot in a loving home. She’s good on walks, though she does bark at other dogs she meets along the way, and often lags behind to take in the scenery.

But Britney does need special food (at least for now) and twice-daily arthritis medication, likely for the rest of her life. That’s why she needs a really special adopter to make her golden years golden.

If you live in a six-and-up home and have a special place in your heart for seniors, this sweet Lab gal really needs you! She’s been through so much. Please share her on Facebook and Twitter, and help us give her a happy ending!

To adopt Britney, please contact our Animal Placement department in NYC at (212) 876-7700, ext. 4900. 

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gary

I am doing a ride for the humane society...i love animals.just wanted to say that i makes me feel good knowing that people care about our 4-legged friends.this story has shown this to be true.I would like to have Britny be a part of my life.I live in Canaan Maine.My cell # is 207-612-6435.please call me if she still needs a home.I will come to get right away.Thanks,Gary Runnells

Lynda

Can you get her to Seattle? If you can I will find a way.
Lynda

DONNA CINALLI

whats happening with britney??

DONNA CINALLI

OK...YEAH she found a HOME!!!!

Marylou Marino

Tell me how I can adopt Britney. I live in Pittsburgh PA. I am a widow and have a little dog who is almost nine years old. I know she would love to have a friend. I am a senior citizen my self and would love the company. Please send me an email and let me know if Britey is still avaliabel and how can I adopt her
Marylou

Marylou Marino

Tell me how I can adopt Britney. I live in Pittsburgh PA. I am a widow and have a little dog who is almost nine years old. I know she would love to have a friend. I am a senior citizen my self and would love the company. Please send me an email and let me know if Britney is still avaliabel and how can I adopt her
Marylou

Sid Venne

How do we find out if she has her forever loving home?

Helene

I am so excited that Britney was adopted.....I know she had a long wait and it would be terrific if her new owners would follow up with a 'Happy Tails' report.

Check out a photo of a happy Britney with her new dad on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aspca. Such a happy ending :)

Jane Caminis

Has she been adopted yet? Please let us know.

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