• Shelter Life Makes Former Stray Anxious And All He Wants Is A Way Out

    4 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Anxiety over new and frightening situations can make dogs act in certain ways they normally wouldn't. This so-called naughty behavior sadly works against them, especially when it comes to getting adopted from shelters.
    A sweet adoptable Cattle Dog/Pit mix named Gino in Austin, Texas is an unfortunate victim of this phenomenon.
    In a touching Facebook post , volunteers at Austin Animal Center where Gino has been a longterm resident expressed hope for this little guy, despite his initial anxiety and fear of engagement.
    “When he first came in, we literally couldn't get him to engage with any...
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