Dog surrendered at 16-years-old: Schatzi finds new home



Schatzi, a 16-year-old Dachshund, was surrendered to the Baldwin Park Animal Care over the Thanksgiving weekend celebration. She trembled and didn’t seem to know where she was after her intake experience, and with her sight impairment, Schatzi was too afraid to even get off her bed.

Animal advocates didn’t take long sharing the senior’s desperate situation; quickly her heartbreaking video went viral:

❤️❤️❤️ADOPTED YAY❤️❤️❤️#A1392016 🐾SCHATZI🐾‼️16 YR OLD‼️owner surrender Dachshund.💔Poor little girl is trembling and has a little impaired vision but she moves around great on a leash. More videos posted at top of comments. She’s scared and doesn’t know where she’s at and doesn’t get off her bed.😞 Get this little old lady out of here team! Ready, GO! 🙏🏻💓🐶For info please call🐶💓626-962-3577 and push 5,2,2 and have ID number ready. Baldwin Park Animal Care Center 4275 N. Elton StreetBaldwin Park, California 91706 Mon thru Thurs: 12-7 pmFri thru Sun: 10-5pmanimalcare.lacounty.gov

Posted by Saving Baldwin Park Shelter Dogs on Sunday, November 25, 2018

Messages went out to local rescues specializing in senior dog care, and arrangements were underway. Then someone special came along; it’s the power of social media that makes miracles happen. On Tuesday, Schatzi was adopted by a woman who recently lost her own senior dachshund.

Check out this happy news. Her new adopter had been waiting in the parking lot of the shelter for Shatzi’s microchip to be checked.


Amber Lockspeiser is feeling happy.

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“So we celebrated Malcolm’s second adoptiversary by gifting him with 16 yr old Schatzi, now Clover, a senior who was dumped at Baldwin. Thanks to everyone helping, enquiring etc Thank you Cathi Perez!”

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