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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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8:01PM PDT on May 24, 2015

just so awesome, Mason you are a very lucky dog, thanks for all that made this possible, great to see he has his seatbelt on.

7:58PM PDT on May 24, 2015

Such an awesome ending for Mason, such a beautiful dog, many happy days ahead.

12:31PM PDT on May 7, 2015

Go Mason!

2:57PM PDT on Mar 10, 2015

Dogs Deserve Better is turning around the lives of chained dogs like Mason. There is no excuse for a dog being chained outside in all sorts of weather. Let's demand a law against chaining a dog to a tree and when a dog is found chained to a tree it is immediately surrendered.

8:39PM PST on Jan 26, 2015


3:13AM PST on Jan 22, 2015

A big thank you to the Hero's and Angels of Dog Deserve Better !!

6:54PM PST on Dec 22, 2014

Abandoning animals and/or letting them become emaciated, should be strongly punished, by law.

3:36AM PST on Nov 21, 2014

Thanks for sharing

5:30AM PST on Nov 9, 2014

hope Mason is happy now !

1:58PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014


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