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Nearly two-dozen dogs are spending their golden years at House with a Heart Senior Pet Sanctuary. Sher Polvinale and a team of volunteers at this Gaithersburg, Maryland, home spare no expense and care for the dogs' every need—from washing and feeding to medications and vet visits. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Dogs #Retirement About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Click here to learn more about House with a Heart Senior Pet Sanctuary: https://housewithaheart.com/ PRODUCER: Jason Kurtis VIDEOGRAPHER: Jason Kurtis EDITOR: Emmanuel Mairesse Inside a Dog Retirement Home | National Geographic https://youtu.be/k8zqW2txy8g National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Faith Cherish (5 days ago)
Chris Allen (8 days ago)
You people are fantastic. Your time, cost and dedication to these guys is a credit to you. Im no spring chicken any more and i wouldnt mind coming to live with you and be pampered.
Dick Sucker (11 days ago)
“ Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord ... and He will repay him for his deeds “ - Proverbs 19:17
Meecos (18 days ago)
Okay I just wanted to say this is an amazing idea and bless these people but I can’t watch it cuz it actually makes me sad and making me realize my dogs are only getting older
Mary Bates (18 days ago)
Bless you people and the dogs.
Glinda Oz (26 days ago)
This is so beautiful ♥🐾🐶♥🐶🐾
Tina Steward (26 days ago)
You are all wonderful. These fur babies know that you are theri given Angels. Where to I send my donation?
P Jj (27 days ago)
God bless you🥳
JOSE RIZAL (27 days ago)
God bless all of you there taking care of those senior dogs 👍👏☺😘
Andy H (27 days ago)
Makes me wish I were rich.  I'd help rescues of animals and people , and especially my church, probably till all my money was gone and my death would come at the same time.  Makes my heart pound for the goodness of these people.  Everyone I've ever known in animal help//rescue has a heart of gold.
Vanessa Corish (27 days ago)
Sweet ladies
H Zusman (1 month ago)
I had to wait until I could see again to type this.
X X (1 month ago)
These dogs are taken better care of than our grandparents in elderly homes.
Donald Leslie (1 month ago)
So amazing to see people that love animals to such a high degree. Amazing to see animals that have the same problems as human beings. Senior citizens of the animal kingdom .
NHV Natural Pet Products (1 month ago)
Incredibly beautiful; the amount of love you can see in this video is inspiring 🥰😊
Leonardo Perales (1 month ago)
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Crimes of the Century (1 month ago)
Bless these lovely people.
PIANO tutorials (1 month ago)
👍👏👏👏God bless u ..you r an Angel
James Sullivan (1 month ago)
you ladies are awesome!! God bless!!
AnnaEmilia (1 month ago)
and if you only look at all these beautyful little soals - all these wonderful little precious soals are able to live peacefully with eachother - why cant humans not live peacefully with eachother...........
Beastly Dairs (1 month ago)
Whoever disliked this video has no heart or soul
asif3969 (1 month ago)
I don’t know if there is a god or not, but I know their are angels in human form on this earth! Thank you.
Elm Galivo (1 month ago)
salute to these ladies. i admire them.
xradelox (1 month ago)
To everyone reading the comments: You don't have to do things on this large of a scale in order to make a difference! If you admire this lady and what she's doing, you can make all the difference in the world to one or two dogs at a time. Contact your local rescue groups and animal shlters and let them know you'll provide the space and TLC for an animal as a foster parent if they will care for the costs of the animal. Tell them you'll be its foster parent until it gets adopted or until it is time to put it down or it dies naturally. And then once that animal is gone, turn around a foster another one. You don't have to change the world, just change the world for one animal at a time 🤗
Stoned Batman (1 month ago)
God bless these ladies...! 💙🐕
KatieMarie (1 month ago)
God lie be them. I bet many of the had owners who dies and broken hearted. So happy to see them rescued and cared for. If I ever win the lottery I will donate to you wonderful people. Thank you and God bless.
Connie (1 month ago)
When I die the dogs will get all my money because children are evil so no not having any kids, animals are angels
PyroMan1231 (2 months ago)
God bless you guys 🙏
PanicSwitches (2 months ago)
I didn’t know that was a thing. Amazing
Ralph Venter (2 months ago)
God bless these women
Jocelyn Rivera (2 months ago)
Wow! What beautiful souls ❤❤❤
Trey Gregg (2 months ago)
God bless these ladies
Lori Touma (2 months ago)
How wonderful and a pleasant STORY. You deserve medals for being so wonderful and caring... 💟🐕👏
pim1234 (2 months ago)
These are the good kind of people ...
Copper Kitty (2 months ago)
This. This is what heroism looks like.
Fedora 921 (2 months ago)
My favorite is sugar
Abby Normal (2 months ago)
Thank you so much for what you do!
Carol Ann Rompca (2 months ago)
Beautiful video,Beautiful ppl,and of course Beautiful pups,God Bless...
Angie GutierreZ (2 months ago)
Thank you! Thank you for being there for them! ❤️
Augusto Brazil (3 months ago)
You guys are amazing! Congratulations
Jake Paul (3 months ago)
0:39 made me giggle haha !! i love this :)
Determinationism (3 months ago)
Edward Gagne (3 months ago)
William C (3 months ago)
I wonder do they adopt out to families I would love to have a senior dog. I have a 13 year old now.
SEBASTIAN MEW (3 months ago)
this is sweet
Gaby Dersch (3 months ago)
shreya p (4 months ago)
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Heavenly Angel (4 months ago)
😭😭🐕 this is the sweetest video ever!!! My heart. I love dogs! Beautiful ladies . .thank you for everything you do!!
Kerry Tyler (4 months ago)
My goodness these ladies are very special they have restored my faith in human nature hopefully these type of places are all over the world I live in Australia and I wouldn't hesitate to volunteer my time I have 4 dogs 2 of which are seniors so this especially warmed my heart there is a place in heaven for people like these ladies
No-One. (4 months ago)
Thoes lady's have big hearts.
Barngirlhannah Hannah Stewart (4 months ago)
We need more people who are loving and caring like these lovely ladies
blastman8888 (4 months ago)
My guess most of those dogs were dumped after they got old that's what people do.
QOP13 (4 months ago)
Seniors taking care of seniors I think I am going to cry 😢 💕
Phoenix Rosen (4 months ago)
Wholesome. The stairway to heaven bit is what finally made me cry
pipepeanutbutter (4 months ago)
Hard to imagine someone will dedicate their entire lives to aging animals
Logan D Millikin (4 months ago)
I cried at the stair way to heaven part
SRequestrianSR (4 months ago)
You guys are the sweetest ever
trash (4 months ago)
the stairway to heaven part... i'm literally bawling my eyes out
Shippou Daemion (4 months ago)
i dont get buggered by sentimental things often but this by far is one of the sweetest things ive ever seen
Simone Rubio (5 months ago)
People like this are so amazing she dedicated her whole life to dogs omg I’m crying like a baby
Stuff (5 months ago)
Thank You Ladies 😘this is truly beautiful!!!
Pug Tato (5 months ago)
Oh old dogs
ray (5 months ago)
how do you donate :'(
yolo (5 months ago)
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Mina Rosered (5 months ago)
Shame on people who just abandon their pets and so sorry to the people who passed away. You know they had to be sad leaving their little loved ones behind. Thank goodness for Angels like these. I will do something to help.
Joel Banaco (5 months ago)
Cbd oil good for dogs healthy body for them
R. McBride (5 months ago)
Kudos upon kudos to this lovely lady and her wonderful friends. It warms my heart to see our aging loved ones taken care of with such love. What a lovely way to live. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
BellaSnow (5 months ago)
God Bless All of You.. and Thank You. 🐶💖
Joshua Hull (5 months ago)
Bless their hearts!
grxnde.txaa (5 months ago)
*stairway to heaven* That’s when I lost it.
Bagel (5 months ago)
0:25 marbles in a few years??? 🤔
Sherclaws (5 months ago)
You are more than a mother Keep doing it. Thank you mam.. god bless u and give everything u want in life
Bananas333999 (5 months ago)
For us a dog is only a part of our lives. To a dog, we are their lives, bless these women and all they do.
Camryn Brady (5 months ago)
omg this is amazing. i love dogs!!!💛❤️
King Groovy Planet (5 months ago)
I love how you guys are so loving and careful with the dogs may you all be blessed❤️❤️❤️❤️
Elijah Hua (6 months ago)
She looks like Hillary Clinton
Oh yeah yeah (6 months ago)
Is there a way where I can donate money to help them be able provide them any more resources?
meganarpasi (6 months ago)
God bless these wonderful people ❤️❤️
Justin 2003 (6 months ago)
These people are incredibly nice
ann le (6 months ago)
OMG love all these sweet babies!!!❤❤❤❤❤❤
Nicole is a retard Oof (6 months ago)
When I saw the wall I almost cried 😭
Andrea ! (6 months ago)
My heart... I can’t
jeannie adams (6 months ago)
Love to its core, a true haven for dogs. I would like to give to this organization. Do they recieve dogs from nationwide facilities....how can we resue dogs from the 'Kill' shelters similarly
Yadira Diaz (6 months ago)
This is the most beautiful display of humanity and love 💕
Richard S (6 months ago)
Angels sent from heaven.... God bless all of you!!!!
Gazorpazorp Pleh (6 months ago)
That old lady has the voice of a young lady
cdululu (6 months ago)
They don't get the recognition they deserve. Every follow their Instagram @housewithaheart and donate🐶💞🐶
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765 days without getting laid
Gioia Zombia (6 months ago)
Darn it....I'm not crying. That's just my allergies acting up.
Neha Veera (6 months ago)
Aww these are wonderful people
Saywhat ? (6 months ago)
My dream life ! How wonderful !!! 💕💕💕🐶
Emma Craig (6 months ago)
Im so happy this exists... I want to do this so bad now
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Peter Butter (6 months ago)
This is sad
Rene Cardenas (6 months ago)
Bless your heart ❤️😇🙏🏼
Madeline Rocha (6 months ago)
Whenever I see senior dogs my heart just crumples❤️
00fster X (6 months ago)
Awwww... The thumbnail
Śïmpłŷ_ Dôgëfûł (6 months ago)
There so cute 💗
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