Animal Rights

Dog Returned To High-Kill Shelter For Farting Too Much Finds New Home

| by Sarah Fruchtnicht

A South Carolina family returned a 1-year-old pit bull to a high-kill shelter because she “passes too much gas.”

The dog, Misty, was returned to Greenville County Pet Rescue last month because the owners said they couldn’t tolerate her flatulence.

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With little space, the shelter was forced to put her on an “urgent” list, which meant she would be euthanized if a new owner wasn’t found.

When a picture of Misty posted to the shelter’s Facebook page went viral, many offered to buy her special treats for her sensitive stomach.

One family came forward to give her a new home.

"We are still evaluating her and have a foster for her," Susan Bufano, a shelter spokesperson, told Huffington Post. "We anticipate finding her a home."

Sources: Uproxx, Huffington Post