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Due to his age and size, the senior shelter dog is overlooked and only wants to be loved (VIDEO)

Meet Sigmund.

The 8-year-old German shepherd mix is a big fella weighing 115 pounds. He has been patiently waiting at the Humane Society of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for many months for someone to pick him.

Sadly, he is constantly overlooked due to his age and size. Sigmund has a huge heart and is ready to find a loving home to spend his golden years.

A heartbreaking note on his kennel explains how he ended up in the shelter. “I ended up getting lost. But my family never came to look for me. I’ve been here over 100 days looking for my new family to spend my golden years with.”

Staff describe him as a “friendly, older gentleman that still has plenty of pep in his step.” He does get excited for walks and pulls at first, but quickly settles down. He adores people and chew toys. His only requirement is that he is the only pet.He does his best to control his excitement when meeting new people. “When he gets excited, he does his best to show you and does a little hop,” shared the shelter.Sigmund has so much love to give and hopes his new family will arrive soon. The shelter continues to feature this senior guy on social media and know his person is out there.

They wrote, “Sigmund is too big to be living in a kennel and deserves to live out his golden years in a calm and loving home. Do you have room in your life for this beautiful big boy?”

Sigmund would love a forever home, but he would even be happy to find a foster home or even go on a sleepover. He just wants to spend some time away from the shelter.

Anyone interested in meeting Sigmund can find out more about him here. J.R. Dunn Jewelers has generously sponsored his adoption fee. The shelter does out-of-state adoptions, so please share this with your friends and family to help him find a loving home.


@humanebroward Please help Sigmund! ? Our sweet senior Sigmund is still in our shelter waiting for a home ? This is no way for a dog to spend their golden years! ? If you cannot adopt, please consider fostering this 8-year-old gentleman. Any amount of time spent out of the shelter is a gift for a shelter dog ? Especially a big fellow like Sigmund, who is 115lbs. Sigmund loves getting attention from people and did amazing with our summer campers ❤️ When he gets excited he does his best to show you and does little hops. He is a darling fellow, but sadly, he is completely overlooked by adopters because of his age and his size, and because Sigmund does best as an only pet ? Do you have room in your life for this beautiful big boy? Even just for a sleepover? ? Please share for Sigmund ? We adopt out of state! ❤️ If you are able to adopt or foster Sigmund, please visit our website (link is in bio) and then come in to meet him ❤️ If you cannot adopt, please share Sigmund’s post or consider donating to our shelter through our link in bio ? Our shelter is located at 2070 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL and opens daily at 11 a.m. If you have any questions call 954-989-3977 ext. 6 ❤️ #rescuedog #shelterdog #adoptme #adoptdontshop #dogsoftiktok #florida #fortlauderdale #miami #southflorida #browardcounty #mastiff #dogsoftheday #dogrescue #dog #dogshelter #animalrescue #animalshelter #adoptashelterdog #adoption #bigdog #largedog #frostedfaces #seniordog #adoptasenior #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #dogvideos #mastif #mastiffsoftiktok ♬ original sound – Humane Society Broward County


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