Odin, a 6-year-old bulldog mix, was returned to Berkeley Humane. His adopter loved him dearly, but after an unexpected and significant increase in his rent he could no longer afford to meet all of Odin’s medical needs as well as maintain his housing.
There is a financial burden to pet ownership, so he had no choice but to make the very difficult decision to return Odin to Berkeley Humane. We will always take an animal back into our program to prevent them from re-entering the public shelter system, but our boy Odin was going to definitely be a long-term project for our medical team. Odin’s medical conditions included severe food and environmental allergies, and as a result had increasingly challenging dietary restrictions.
Odin also had to undergo an orthopedic surgery to repair a torn cruciate ligament, which likely resulted from him being twenty pounds overweight before coming back to Berkeley Humane.
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