Couple Gives Dog Up Near The End Of His Life To Shelter Because He’s ‘Stupid’

Domestic animals depend on humans to give them love and affection while also providing them with food and shelter. While many adopted dogs find their forever home with their first owner, not all dogs are so lucky.

ADOPT ME AT MUTTVILLE! (San Francisco CA): Figgy 5199 (Poodle | Male | Toy (under 6 lbs))Figgy is an adorable little…

Posted by Muttville Senior Dog Rescue on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

That was the unfortunate fate that Figgy, an 18-year-old black poodle, found himself in right before the holidays. Figgy’s male owner dropped him off at the local animal shelter for the most surprising reasons.

As dogs age, they naturally start to lose control of their body, including their ability to walk and urinate properly. Figgy was no different, as he was diagnosed with arthritis and was left with a very noticeable limp.