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Miles' Heartbreak Is Written on His Face



Being located in an inner-city and with an open-door policy requires an endurance and resolution to see the unfair and disproportionate number of pit bulls that arrive. Sadly, in most cases, an owner who once enjoyed a dog whose loyalty knew no bounds doesn't witness the disillusionment that the dog experiences.

We call him Miles but this lost soul had an owner who never called or reclaimed him. The pit bull was logged in to the Associated Humane Societies system. Some dogs thrive, having hope and waiting for a chance to find happiness. Some dogs become disheartened and grieve for the life they once had.

Miles is one of those dogs. When our photographer took a picture of him . as we do with as many residents as possible his eyes communicated the heartbreak he felt. After his picture was taken, Miles climbed into the photogs' lap and closed his eyes. The overwhelming sorrow Miles felt is the same for our residents each and every day and by our staff as we wait for customers to arrive and adopt one of these orphans into their heart and home. The loneliness and unfulfilled hope is obvious as people walk through the kennels where they look at customers and their sad eyes say: "Pick me!"

If you cannot adopt a dog, please help by donating for Miles' care or for the many dogs waiting for "a new leash on life".

For more information on Miles, call the AHS at 973-824-7080 or e-mail us and mention Miles' tag #140241 and his ID#5167. AHS is open 7 days a week for your convenience for adoptions from noon until 4 p.m.

Each dog is given all necessary inoculations, frontline, de-worming and is altered prior to adoption.

Come and visit -- and give them a Thanksgiving to be thankful for.

11/11/2015

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