By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A dog who spent 1,134 at Animal Friends has found his forever home just in time for the holidays.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Photos On Snapchat To Teenage Girl In Custody
Ten-year-old Capone, a labrador retriever mix, was Animal Friends’ longest-term resident — until Thursday.
Animal Friends says it was a challenge finding Capone a home. He has medical and behavioral quirks and his color and age played a role, as well as the fact that he wanted a home without kids or other pets.READ MORE: Know The Score: November 26, 2021
Yet they didn’t give up on him.
On Thursday, the family who had been fostering him for several weeks decided to adopt Capone, ending his 3-year stay at the shelter.MORE NEWS: Jarry, Pens Keep Isles Winless In New Arena, 1-0
Animal Friends says Capone’s new family told them he transformed after they took him into their home, with his anxiety quickly diminishing. They report he’s a good boy who loves snuggling and is enjoying the family life.