Thanks to Sher Polvinale and her team of volunteers, elderly dogs in Gaithersburg, Maryland, have a loving and caring home for life.
The House with a Heart Senior Pet Sanctuary is a retirement home for nearly two-dozen dogs. Polvinale, the facility’s director, and her team of volunteers provide much-needed care for several dogs as they live out their final days. including washing, feeding, medication and vet visits.
“Those dogs come to stay with us and there’s no worry they’re going to be passed along again. This is the end but it’s a happy end,” said Polvinale in the video.
In 2006, Polvinale and her late husband, Joe, turned their home into a senior pet sanctuary. After her husband passed away, Polvinale continued to run the sanctuary.
According to the sanctuary’s website, these pets have little chance of being adopted because of their age and various medical conditions.
Polvinale ensures that all the animals enjoy their stay at what likely will be their last home. In fact, sheRead More »from Woman turns house into sanctuary for senior dogs to live out final days