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Please note: The dogs in ODH's Final Refuge care are not adoptable due to medical reasons and all are in permanent homes. Your sponsorship supports the veterinary expenses for these dogs - and we thank you!



Darling was surrendered to a county shelter by her family for euthanasia. They told the staff she was 16 years old. Darling was underweight, her hair was stained and thin, her backside hairless. She had horrid teeth and she smelled pretty bad. In spite of her poor physical condition, shelter staff saw what a sweetheart Darling was and asked Old Dog Haven if we could find a Final Refuge home.

Her original name had not been Darling but, upon first look at her photo, her foster mom said “Oh, she’s DARLING!” and the name stuck. It certainly fits her especially after months of bathing. Now her hair is thick and beautiful and she has gained weight. Darling also needed an extensive dental procedure and the Maranda Fund was used so she could have it done by a dental specialist.

Darling is as sweet as she is lovely. She’s an easy-going girl who appreciates short walks and cuddling up with the other Old Dog Haven dogs in her Final Refuge home. Anyone who meets Darling cannot understand why someone could give her up! Her fosters are grateful thatbecause of Old Dog Haven, Darling has a home with them always.


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Darling is sponsored by:

  • Presh in Bellingham, Washington