Family Drops Off Beloved Dog At Shelter, Then Employees Notice His Notebook

Adopting a dog {is a|is really a|is just a} huge undertaking. It can be {a truly|a certainly|an undoubtedly} wonderful experience, though {unfortunately|regrettably|unfortuitously}, some dogs and families just aren’ t {meant to|designed to|supposed to} be.

Because every dog is an individual with its own background and experiences, they sometimes {struggle to|battle to|find it difficult to} adjust to {living with|coping with|managing} a new family.

One family knew they wanted to {add a|put in a} dog {to their|with their|for their} life, {so they|so that they|so they really} adopted Rhino Lightning.

{He was|That he was} a sweet dog and they loved him dearly, but they quickly realized that the 3-year-old pupgot too excited when he was playing and was completely unaware of his size.

{The family|The household|Your family} tried {their best|their finest|their utmost} to help Rhino Lightning {adjust to|adapt to|conform to} their family and their lifestyle, but they {eventually|in the course of time|sooner or later} realized {that they|they|which they} just weren’ t {the right|the proper|the best} fit for him .

Instead of keeping Rhino Lightning and not {being able to|having the ability to|to be able to} give him the attention and energy {he|that he} deserved, they madethe tough decision {to give|to provide|to offer} him up.

While some people might have taken their own needs into consideration over their dog’ s, this family knew that Rhino Lightning {could find|may find|can find} a family {who was|who was simply|who had been} a better fit for him, so they brought him to the Humane Society of Utah withhopes that he would find his forever home.

[H/T: Today ]


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When Rhino Lightning’ s owners realized that he wasn’ t {a great|an excellent|a fantastic} fit {for their|for his or her|because of their} youngest {children|kids|young ones}, theymade the sad decision to place him up for adoption.

They thought {it would be|it might be|it will be} in {the best|the very best|the most effective} interest of Rhino Lightning, a sweet 3-year-old dog, to find a family that could give him the love {he|that he} deserved.

Giving him up was incredibly difficult, {but they|however they|nevertheless they} knew bringing Rhino Lightning to the shelter {would be|will be|could be} better for him {in the long run|over time|in the end}.


Humane Society of Utah

The shelter was very understanding of the family’ s situation, {so they|so that they|so they really} happily took in Rhino Lightning.

The parents who dropped him off also left a notebook with him.

When shelter staff opened the notebook, {they were|these were|they certainly were} stunned {by what|with what|in what} they saw.


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One of the {children|kids|young ones}, who loved Rhino Lightning dearly, {filled out|done|completed} instructions for how to {care for|look after|take care of} the sweet dog.

{The child|The kid|The little one} wanted to {make sure that|ensure that|be sure that} Rhino Lightning’ s new owners would give him the love he deserved.


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One note said: “ He is {a very|an extremely|a really} amazing puppy. Rhino need’ s {lots of|plenty of|a lot of} attenchen [ sic ] he loves people. ”

It’ s clear that the child {truly|certainly|undoubtedly} loved Rhino Lightning and wanted to {make sure that|ensure that|be sure that} his new family gave him {the best|the very best|the most effective} life possible.


Humane Society of Utah

Another page of the notebook read: “ {He|That he} likes sleeping under the blankets. Rhino also hates kennels. Sometimes {he|that he} gets really happy & runs around you. ”

The Humane Society of Utah promised {the family|the household|your family} that whoever adopted Rhino Lightning would get a photocopy of the notebook to take {with them|using them|together}.


And just days {after the|following the} shelter shared Rhino Lightning’ s story, a family came forward {to adopt|to look at|to consider} him!

We’ re so glad Rhino Lightning’ s first owners were {willing to|ready to|prepared to} help him find the right home, and {we know|we realize|we all know} his new owners {will be a|is a|would have been a} great fit

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