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Shelter Dog Spends First Holiday Season with His Forever Family

If shelter dogs could make a wish, they'd ask Santa to help them find them forever homes for Christmas. This was certainly the case with Klaus, a sweet Shiloh Shepard who, at 7 years old, was the oldest dog at the Seattle Animal Shelter. All this good boy wanted was to spend the holidays with a family of his own.


Three photos of Klaus. Senior German Shepard
Klaus's Christmas wish was granted early by Santa! Photo: Seattle Animal Shelter

Thankfully, Klaus, whom we wrote about in November for Adopt a Senior Pet Month, has had his wish granted early by Santa! According to the Seattle Animal Shelter, this "gentle giant" has finally been adopted. This year, Klaus will get to spend the holidays in his own forever home.


Congratulations, Klaus! Happy Howl-i-days!


pine branch with pine cone illustration

Find more adoptable pets at the Seattle Animal Shelter

You can meet more adoptable dogs (and cats!) by visiting the shelter online or in person during open hours from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. daily (excluding holidays). Mondays and Fridays are by appointment only. Seattle Animal Shelter is located at 2061 15th Avenue W, Seattle, WA 98119. Make an appointment by calling the shelter at (206) 386-7387 (PETS). 


Written by Jen Swanson

Edited by Tracy Stober

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