Local, Older Dog Discarded as Trash
On a warm afternoon in August 2022, sweet senior Edith was found in a pile of trash in Brockton. This petite pup appeared to have been a family pet at some point before finding herself alone and discarded.
Within days of arriving at Baypath, Edith was evaluated by our shelter veterinarian, Dr. Andrea Moolenbeek, who found the sweet 8-year-old was overweight, unspayed and in need of comprehensive dental care to remove several rotten, infected teeth.
Despite our staff’s deep dedication to making Baypath as calm and inviting as possible, many older dogs struggle in the loud, hectic shelter environment. Therefore, our Dog Foster Program Coordinator, Lauren DiMartino, often tries to place older dogs in foster homes as quickly as possible. Edith was welcomed into the loving care of the Trombert family, who are not only incredible fosters, but also past adopters and dedicated volunteers. Edith was able to recuperate, decompress and gain confidence in their quiet, peaceful home while patiently awaiting her forever family.
After less than two weeks in foster, Edith was adopted by a wonderful family. This friendly girl – now nicknamed Bubba Edith – shares a home with feline siblings and loves visiting another small dog in her new neighborhood! Edith’s ‘paw-rents’ with the help of their veterinarian, are helping her lose weight (it is the New Year after all!) Her doting adopters adore her, gushing: “She’s just the sweetest. I can’t believe someone would just throw away this unique, little loving girl. Thank you for letting me have her in my life.”