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Tears following the dog’s first day at the shelter against the 640th: “stopped the tremors”

The internet is crying out for someone to adopt a loving dog after the animal spent 640 days in a Pennsylvania shelter.

In the United States, many dogs end up in such centers and need a loving home to live in, and Yam’s case is no different.

In a viral video shared on TikTok by user @rachelishaa, pit bull-terrier mix Yam can be seen at the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA). The caption reads, “Yam is looking for his forever home. If you are interested in adopting or fostering, please visit PSPCA.ORG in Philadelphia, his name is Yam.”

A pit bull terrier mix lies on parquet boards. Yam (not pictured) has been in the Philadelphia shelter for 640 days.

In the clip, Yam can be seen on his first day at the shelter with his tail wagging, looking happy. However, 640 days later, Yam is shown motionless and looking at the person holding the camera as if he were much less happy.

The PSPCA says: “Yam is a total sweetheart. You can often find him on the lap of his shelter friends, showering them with kisses and affection. Looking for a little shadow? Yam is your pup. He loves supervising all the events. Relax on the sofa? He’ll be there. The company added that Yam was happy to meet older teenagers, but not other pets that might be in the house.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says that approximately 6.3 million pets enter animal shelters across the country each year.

The ASPCA adds: “Of these, approximately 3.1 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats. We estimate that the number of dogs and cats entering U.S. shelters each year is down from about 7.2 million in 2011. The biggest drop was in dogs (down 3.9 million). million to 3.1 million).”

Since being shared on August 30, the clip has been viewed over 45,000 times, with over 5,600 likes. The overwhelming majority of people who commented on the clip wanted Yam to find his forever home.

TikTok user Ashleigh Robins wrote, “No dog deserves to stay in a kennel this long. Please help this baby if you live nearby.”

Thedoggod1 only added, “This boy is so handsome and sweet.”

User beetlejuicebeetlejuice7 commented, “I pray that this baby gets a good forever home sooner rather than later.”

Baby.Natalie posted: “He stopped the tremors after 640 days.”

News week contacted @rachélishaa and the PSCA for comment via email.

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