Surely you’ve noticed that we’re animal lovers here at the Weekly. We post galleries of adoptable dogs from Orange County Animal Services twice a week, which we hope inspires some of our readers to visit the shelter and consider adopting a pet. The shelter gets thousands of dogs and cats in each year – seriously, close to 20,000 of them – and there simply aren’t enough adopters for them all. Those pets for whom no adopter or rescue comes along … well, you know. Not because the shelter doesn’t want to adopt them out, but because there are too many animals coming in, and there aren’t enough people turning to the shelter for their next pet. So we’ve asked the shelter to select one of those pets in need of a home, and we’re giving them a little writeup online and in the print version of Orlando Weekly. Our first OCAS adoptable profile is for Boo, this 3-year-old male who was surrendered to the shelter by his former owner. This handsome fellow walks well on leash, he is housebroken and he knows how to sit. Boo is a lovable, laid-back kind of guy. Boo weighs 56 pounds, he’s very athletic […]
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