My name is Herb. Some of my friends here at the Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre call me Herbert, Mr. July or normally, just handsome.
My mom often tells me the story of when I first arrived at the animal centre in Stouffville. I was only three months old – just a little pup – with a serious leg injury. I went for a lot of veterinary visits before they decided that I needed a full leg amputation.
It didn’t take me long before I was ready to get back to playing, but I had to wait patiently for my new home! The staff and volunteers at the animal centre were worried that my need for a lifetime of special care was going to be a barrier for a family to adopt me.
Thankfully, a very special family decided to foster me while I was in recovery. I was introduced to some other Golden Retriever friends and even had a cat buddy! This home was perfect for me and I had to make sure I could stay here forever!
I played my cards right. I would smile so hard when they came home that all my teeth would show, put on a balancing act and gave paw, and melted into their arms when they would pat me. I showed them that they could not live without me, and it worked!
I have finally found my forever home thanks to all my friends at the Ontario SPCA Animal Centre (GTA/Stouffville).
Now, I need YOUR HELP to save other animals just like me! By donating to my page you are taking a stand for animal welfare and helping make our community one where every pet has a home.