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Max – From Hoarding Situation to Home Sweet Home

Max crossed the rainbow bridge in April of 2024. He knew love from his adoptive family and is deeply missed.


Max, a senior Pug/Corgi mix, came into APR in 2021 as a result of COVID-19. His owner had passed away but no one was aware. Max was left for days without food or water in a hoarding environment. His late owner’s family did not want to care for him and instead intended to “put him out of his misery.” The granddaughter of the late owner caught wind of this situation and swooped in to transport him to safety. Luckily, she works at the APR Director’s local SPCA and the granddaughter immediately called APR. The next day Max was safely transported to his new foster family where his personality started to shine.

After much love from his foster family, it was time to find Max his new home. There were many applications for this handsome guy. APR carefully reviewed each and found the best fit for him. Fast forward a couple of months and Max found himself in his forever home with two fur siblings. Max is now enjoying the couch-surfing life, frequent walks, and being loved!

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