Homeless teenager reunited with dog he surrendered to MS animal shelter

SENATOBIA, Skip. (WREG)— A homeless teenager who surrendered his puppy to a Mississippi animal shelter due to the fact he couldn’t treatment for her has been reunited with his pet.

WREG is not pinpointing the 17-calendar year-old, who was reunited with his pup Jada, Friday early morning.

Kris Robinson, Interim Shelter Director at the Senatobia-Tate County Animal Shelter, states the teen came to the shelter earlier in the week and questioned if he could leave Jada there.

Robinson claims he instructed her he could not acquire care of Jada anymore and that he was living below a bridge. The 17-calendar year-outdated stated he’d remaining Jada in a tent when he looked for perform, but she experienced broken out.

The teen advised Robinson he did not even have a tent anymore and couldn’t feed the canine.

“We’re a shelter, so we’re concerned about the dog, but eventually we were being anxious about him and him having off the road and acquiring some enable,” Robinson explained.

Robinson took Jada in even nevertheless the shelter is total but hated to the see the younger guy fade back again into the isolation of homelessness.

“He stuffed out a surrender kind with a very little little bit of details about himself, and we have been able to go that together to some individuals who could aid him,” Robinson reported.

He still left Jada there with a bag of dog food items.

Although it has not been disclosed wherever the teen was living or what induced him to leave dwelling, late Thursday night, the Senatobia Police Division declared officers had discovered the teen with the help of many local community customers.

“We thank every person that assisted the Senatobia Law enforcement Division with serving to us find this young person securely,” Senatobia’s Law enforcement Chief Richard Chandler claimed in an electronic mail.

Friday morning, the teen was reunited with Jada at the shelter.

We’re explained to the teen has a put to keep and was scheduled to reclaim Jada and consider her their new household Friday.

“He’s capable to go someone’s home and be with them for a whilst even though he will get his existence again on monitor,” Robinson mentioned.

The shelter is flooded with phone calls from individuals wanting to donate to Jada and her operator. There are no specified homeless shelters in Senatobia, but quite a few regional churches get up the slack by featuring constrained support.

 We’re instructed the Initial United Methodist Church in Senatobia is getting donations to enable the relatives that will be caring for the teen and Jada. The church’s cellular phone range is 662-562-5214.