Oso, an 18-year-old Pomeranian mix from Baldwin Park, California, is befuddled and despondent. His owners relinquished him to the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center on March 28 because they no longer had time for him.
For 18 years, Oso had been part of a family, and seemingly when he was young and healthy, he was welcomed, but growing old is rarely kind, and it is sad that Oso will never understand why he was abandoned by the only people he likely ever knew.
My name is Oso, and I am a male red Pomeranian mix. The shelter believes I am around 18 years old. I am 20.50 pounds. I’ve been a resident of the shelter since March 28, 2022.
Oso’s medical notes: ” “ision is hampered. (Oso is most likely blind because he keeps knocking into the wall and the cage.) Oso is walking and even waving his tail despite some sensitivity on the back of his body (I am sure he is in pain – back, spine, and back legs). Oso was panting, as seen by his intake photo.”
According to Shelter: ” “as well as being evaluated. FRIENDLY Now I’m certain Oso has dental problems and will require extensive dental treatment. I don’t know if Oso can hear or if he has a heart condition because I don’t have his medical records.”