Former Notre Dame OT Ronnie Stanley goes to shelter, asks for "most unadoptable dog"

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  1. Pelican

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    Team Ronnie Stanley.

    http://barkpost.com/nfl-player-adopts-longtime-shelter-resident/

    This past weekend, Baltimore Ravens Offensive Tackle Ronnie Stanley—along with his girlfriend, and a teammate—stopped by BARCS, the city shelter, and made the most fantastically game-winning request. “We are looking for dog that’s been here a long time and maybe not-so-adoptable,” is how BARCS put it in our new favorite Facebook post.

    The threesome met a handful of dogs. Then Winter became the lucky pup who got drafted into the big leagues.

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    Source: BARCS
    Winter is a 6-year-old girl who’d been found in mid-May, locked inside a room in an empty home, with no food, water, or fresh air. She was dehydrated and scared, and has a sagging belly that indicates she’s given birth to lots of puppies.

    Her new dad’s reaction: “Well, that’s just what happens when you’ve had babies.”

    Then he adopted her. And Winter sealed her sweet new deal with a great big kiss.

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    Source: BARCS
    BARCS spokesperson Bailey Deacon is thrilled for Winter—and for what her adoption may mean for other shelter dogs.

    “If big, strong, cool Ronnie chooses adoption, so will those who look up to him,” she says. “And the bonus here is that he didn’t come in and adopt just any dog, he specifically asked for a long-term, hard to adopt pup. How cool is that?”

    Yep, our hearts have been officially tackled.

    Larry Beyince ‏@DragonflyJonez 3
    Here's the selfie they took leaving the shelter. Officially a Ronnie Stanley fan now. Way to go young man.

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  3. a.tramp

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    that dog is fucking thrilled chilling in the back of that car. needs to be a smiley.
     
  4. devine

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    That dog looks so happy :))
     
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    Amazing picture.
     
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    People adopting older pets will always cause feels
     
  7. Tony Ray Bans

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    Man, what a great picture to wake up to. Dogbro is fucking stoked. Now officially a Stanley fan
     
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    Awesome
     
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    Stanley just gained a new fan.
     
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    I'll adopt his girlfriend
     
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    This guy, this is my kind of guy
     
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    happy 4 u doggo
     
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    Good looking pup
     
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    i haven't opened that second thread in a while, but i enjoyed these two being at the top of the board

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  19. laxjoe

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    still a great picture, but that's not stanley ahahha

    http://barkpost.com/good/nfl-player-adopts-pit-bull/
     
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  22. Pelican

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    Dammit, Larry Beyince. Be more accurate with your tweets.

    Imma keep the photo in the OP merely because I like looking at it and it makes me happy.
     
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    This thread made a shitty morning a little better. Thanks, OP.
     
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    You guys are gullible....that "unadoptable" dog was picked up to be training bait for his pits.....
     
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    i hope you're training bait for pits, you faggot
     
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    Team Ronnie Stanley Team
    <3
     
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    that's post #10 for him in a year. what a random driveby
     
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    That's a classy move. good on him.
     
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    Hate ND and Baltimore with a passion, but will definitely be rooting for Stanley at least. Good on him. #TeamPits
     
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    I've been volunteering at the humane society lately (just twice so far) and I can't even express how hard it is for me to leave without taking a dog home with me.
     
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    Good on him!

    I did the same with my cat. I heard a worker in the background say, "Someone adopted Flee? Yes!"
     
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    I love both of my dogs, but the older rescue is amazing. I have had him for about two months and he is basically attached to my hip. If I could take him to work, I would.
     
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    She's named Tula now, but it was Flee at the shelter because she ran from everyone. Pretty Tortie, but no one would adopt her because she ran and hid from everyone.
     
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    Another pic of the dog Watson adopted (dog in the op)

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    our cat was on her last day before being euthanized when my wife rescued her. When animal control posted on their fb page that she had been adopted like 20 volunteers celebrated.

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