Confused dog waits outside empty house after family moves, leaving him behind

Cupid spent weeks waiting for his family to come home dog-sad

A dog whose owners left him behind after they moved house spent weeks sitting on the porch waiting for their return. Now it's time to find him the kind of family he deserves!

By Ashley Murphy

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When Cupid the pitbull saw his owners packing up the family car, he probably thought they were all going on an adventure.

When are they coming back?

And when his family drove away without him, he thought they'd come back soon enough.

But as the days turned into weeks, heartbroken Cupid realised he was all alone. Still, the poor guy had nowhere else to go. So he refused to leave the front porch of the only home he knew.

That's when one of the neighbours contacted Janine Guido, founder of Speranza Animal Rescue.

After arriving at the house, Janine spent 30 minutes trying to earn the dog's trust. She told him that everything would be OK and that she was here to help.

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Cupid soon overcame his nervousness and began to understand that he wasn't alone anymore.

A new beginning for Cupid

Cupid is now settling into life at the shelter. And once his medical checks are complete, Janine will start searching for Cupid's forever home. Speaking to the Dodo, Janine said:

"I don't think that will be hard to find because he truly is the sweetest guy."

It's hard to imagine how anyone could abandon such a sweet dog. Thankfully, it won't be too long before this pooch begins a new life with someone who deserves a dog like him.


Cupid here to remind everyone that he is still not ready to be adopted. He still needs to get to the vet and get...

Posted by Speranza Animal Rescue on Sunday, February 16, 2020
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