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Mason Buckles Up for Sweetest Ride of His Life

Mason Buckles Up for Sweetest Ride of His Life


Written by Dogs Deserve Better Rep. Melody Whitworth

This boy was abandoned at a house with two other dogs. His owner moved to a town that had a breed restriction so he just left the dogs behind. He was only able to visit them once or twice a week and was having a hard time affording food.

This boy’s name was Manson, but after being relinquished to Dogs Deserve Better his name was quickly changed to Mason. He was emaciated when we found him. Every rib and bone on his back showed. He was very sick with stomach issues and worms, including heartworms. Yet after several months in foster care and complete vetting, including very expensive and time consuming heartworm treatment, Mason is a completely different dog!

Today Mason is very loving, sweet and well behaved. He loves car rides, is very social, and will always let you know if there is a stranger at the door. Mason is eagerly awaiting his forever home and would make an incredible companion. (The two other dogs from this property were also rescued).

To find out more about adopting Mason, you may fill out the online adoption form. There’s also a state by state listing of all Dogs Deserve Better’s adoptable dogs who were rescued from neglect and are waiting for their ride of a lifetime. 

If you’re worried about a chained dog near you, please click here for a complete list of ideas.


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8:55PM PDT on Sep 18, 2013

Awesome, thank you for sharing.

8:55PM PDT on Sep 18, 2013

Awesome, thank you for sharing.

12:10AM PDT on Jul 9, 2013

Such a sweetie, a charmer. Please let us know when he finds his Forever Home. Thank You.

6:12PM PDT on Jun 23, 2013


10:49PM PDT on May 30, 2013

Thank you for caring and rescuing these sweet dogs!!! I just don't understand some people and I never will!!! I have four 4-legged kids and I would never go somewhere they couldn't go too!!! And leaving them behind like these dogs were is simply unthinkable!!!

3:38AM PDT on May 3, 2013

Wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

3:38AM PDT on May 3, 2013

Wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

7:30PM PDT on Mar 22, 2013

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9:32AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

I just don't understand people who abuse and abandon their pets. No one forces them to take on the care and companionship of a pet. The least someone could do is to do the right thing for the animals in these cases. Animal protection laws are not strong enough!

6:14PM PDT on Jun 8, 2012

a beautiful dog. so glad he is better off. how people can abandon their pets i will never understand

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