Homeless teenager has emotional reunion with canine he gave up in desperation

With a broken heart, he did what was best for his pet.

While some heartless owners desert their canines like garbage for no factor at all, there are some who were forced to surrender their pet dogs to animal shelters simply because they couldn’t give their pet dogs’ everyday needs.

Among them is a teen that needed to surrender his canine to a sanctuary a number of months back due to the fact that he was monetarily disabled– he was homeless.

A heartbreak.

Kris Robinson works as the Meantime Sanctuary Supervisor at the Senatobia-Tate Area Pet Shelter in Mississippi and also when she believed she had seen it all, she was awfully mistaken. Back in April, a heart-wrenching moment happened right prior to her bare eyes when a teenage boy was forced to surrender his precious canine.

One day, Robinson was at the pet sanctuary when the teen come by along with his pet dog, Jada, a shepherd-rottweiler mix that’s roughly 4 to 5 months old.

The young man was just 17 years of ages as well as he was completely distressed and apprehensive while asking Robinson if it was possible for them to maintain his pet. Regretfully, at that really minute, the Senatobia-Tate County Animal Sanctuary was already full, and although she didn’t want to, she had to inform the inadequate teen that they might no more take in his pet dog.

After listening to the heartbreaking news, the teenager admitted to Robinson and told her that he was homeless. He admitted that he was no longer with the ability of attending to Jada’s day-to-day needs. Hearing that broke her heart right into smithereens.

In a special meeting with the news network, Robinson shared, “As well as he stated, ‘Well, I can not look after her anymore. I live under a bridge,’ and it broke my heart. For this boy to just be 17 as well as down on his luck, and also regardless of what problems he’s dealing with, he still put in the time to stroll her over her and see to it someone was going to take care of her, I think that states a whole lot regarding his character.”

Because of that alone, she made room for Jada.

With a heavy heart, the young man left his only friend at the shelter and left whatever to Robinson. She then took to social media sites to share an image of Jada, resting on the concrete floor beside a bag left by her human that’s filled with pet food.

In a touching Facebook post, she wrote: “This is where she layed after her proprietor surrendered her today with her plastic bag of pet dog food and a blanket. She is ruined. I can not be mad at her owner though. He is 17, states he lives under a bridge in Tate area. He strolled her right to the shelter and also asked us to please take her because he can’t pay for to keep her.”

It really did not take long for the heartbreaking tale to be discovered by thousands (or maybe millions) of individuals. Soon, the sanctuary began getting plenty of requests from individuals that wished to adopt Jada. At the same time, Robinson was also pleased since they likewise got messages from people who shared their interest in assisting the teenager.

According to WREG, Robinson said, “We’re a sanctuary, so we’re worried concerning the dog. Yet ultimately we were worried concerning him as well as him leaving the street and obtaining some assistance.”


Luckily, Robinson managed to remove the young man’s info and also it ended up being a trick for the authorities to track the teenager down. Pretty quickly, Jada and her owner rejoined, not just that because the authorities were likewise able to locate an area where the boy and also his canine might stay together.

Robinson ecstatically shared the good news online as well as created on an additional social media sites article, “… the homeless teen who brought this baby to the sanctuary to surrender her because he could not provide her what she needs is obtaining the aid he requires ❤ He has a place to remain and also will be soon getting his canine back.”

The neighborhood First United Methodist Church in Senatobia likewise supplied aid by accumulating contributions that will most likely to the family who’s presently taking care of Jada as well as her teen owner. Ideally, the adolescent young boy and also Jada will never be divided again. Those who wished to help them in any way possible are very encouraged to coordinate with the Senatobia-Tate Area Pet Sanctuary.

Harry Nguyen

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