From Desert Dweller to Beach Comber

His name is Silas. He¬†was born Aug 30, 2010.¬† His first owner had him until June of 2012 when he surrendered him to the shelter¬†because he kept digging out and he couldn’t contain him. ¬† His next owner lived near¬†the shelter really wanted Silas.¬† True to form¬†Silas dug¬†out and was returned at least once.¬† The final time he was with his girlfriend Duchess, a 4 year old St. Bernard Mix. You can just imagine these two big dogs running and barking on the outside perimeter of the shelter¬†with all the other dogs inside.¬†What chaos that must have been!¬† This was December 2012.This owner also decided not to fix the fence to contain the dogs and they were surrendered to the shelter. ¬† ¬†Duchess was adopted pretty quickly to a local family Silas soon after. The shelter volunteers that were there at the time all remember Silas and Duchess as a sweet pair of gentle giant dogs.
Silas ¬†is a bull mastiff and like Duchess ¬†a real sweetheart.¬† Soon after, a man from San Diego called and inquired about adopting ¬†Silas. He had read about¬†him on one of the many sites we post dogs on for adoption.¬† I remember talking to our Volunteer¬†and being so impressed that this guy would drive ¬†straight over and pick him up. I just kept thinking “they don’t have bull mastiff’s in Southern California”?¬† Jason has had other large rescue dogs so was familiar with the breed etc. Soon ¬†after adopting him Silas jumped out an open window, but that issue was soon corrected and he didn’t get the opportunity to do it again¬†¬†Recently we¬†¬†received these three pictures of Silas playing in the surf off San Diego.¬† He is happy and healthy and also goes to play with other large dogs on the family ranch. No digging out of enclosed areas! Once again¬†Love triumphs all!!
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