Some animals enter the Lonestar Sanctuary For Animals in Midland and are adopted within a week, some take a month or two, but there are those that stay for years or even the rest of their lives!  Banner, now 9 years and 7 months old, entered the Sanctuary 7 years and 1 month ago!  He was only 2 years and six months old.  He was then and is now very playful, can sit on command, and is a real ladies' man, but has been passed over time and time again.  Since being in a shelter environment, Banner has become very protective of his yard.  He needs to meet a prospective adopter on a leash before being comfortable with them in his yard.  Once that meet and greet has been done, Banner just wants love and attention!  His favorite part of the day is when staff comes into his yard to clean or feed and he receives a good ear scratch or cuddle.  Banner isn't comfortable around small kids but teenagers would be ok.

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Even though he is older now, Banner still has the playful energy of a much younger dog.  Lone Star Sanctuary For Animals is a no-kill shelter that provides a forever home for dogs and cats.  Banner will always have a home where he is given love and attention by staff in addition to getting his basic needs of food and shelter met. The Staff at the Sanctuary want even more for him!  A home with loving owners that can give him the attention he has been craving for over seven years!  The kind of attention and love that even a no-kill Sanctuary can't provide.  Lone Star Sanctuary For Animals is looking for that one person that looks at Banner and doesn't see an older dog with fewer years ahead of him than behind him, but a dog that will provide them with unconditional love and companionship.  Are you that person?  Are you the hero that this dog deserves?


Stop and see Banner and take him home! He's at the shelter at 4200 Fairgrounds Rd in Midland. Visiting hours are 1 pm-4:30 pm every day EXCEPT Thursdays when they are closed to the public.

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