PHOENIX - A dog stuck in a Scottsdale animal shelter for nearly two years has finally found a forever home.
Sarge had been housed at Foothills Animal Rescue for 625 days. The shepherd-pitbull mix had been waiting to be adopten by a specific type of family to meet his needs.
On Jan. 2, that family was found.
"He's not a dog park dog, and he's not great with every single dog," said a spokesperson with Foothills Animal Rescue. "So he had a couple things that were going against him, but as you can see, he's an amazing dog -- he just needed someone to give him a chance."
The shelter celebrated the adoption by giving Sarge a doggie bag full of gifts and throwing him a big going-away party.