It’s not fully clear why some very adoptable canines find yourself not being rescued immediately and go on to have lengthy stays in a shelter. The colour of a canine, their measurement, look, and in kennel conduct can all play into whether or not the canine is instantly adopted or not.

Such was the case with the large hearted Bentley, a bulldog combine that sadly lived three years of his life on the Pennsylvania SPCA.

Bentley was a loveable, white mild big weighing in at 100 kilos. He was initially rescued by PSPCA’s Legislation Enforcement Group in October 2016. He then went on to stay 1,076 days in a kennel.

He was a tremendous canine and the PSPCA went to nice lengths to assist him get adopted. They took a hilarious video of the large candy boy, posted many footage of the lovely canine, and even hosted a Tuesdays with Bentley, to assist him acquire the publicity he wanted to seek out his eternally residence.

Bentley was even featured in a Clear the Shelters marketing campaign and helped the shelter elevate $10,000. Regardless of all their efforts, day after day handed and nobody stepped ahead to save lots of him, however the PSPCA by no means gave up on the particular canine.

Lastly, the day got here, 1,106 days later, when the fitting loving household noticed Bentley and got here to fulfill him. It was a match and the couple took him residence to start out his new great life. Bentley was ecstatic to fulfill his new house owners and gave them candy kisses.

“We’ll miss him, however greater than that, we’ll have fun that we didn’t quit – you by no means gave up. It’s been virtually three years, half of his life, however collectively, we did it, we discovered him his good household,” posted the PSPCA.

We’re so completely satisfied for Bentley and all of the shelter canines that discover a loving residence. However there’s something additional particular a couple of canine that lives years of its life behind shelter partitions and by no means loses the spark inside that may nonetheless provide love and companionship to a brand new household.

We all know Bentley is grateful and so completely satisfied in his new residence. Please share Bentley’s story and unfold the phrase that long run shelter canines don’t have to be stigmatized and might make nice pets, too.