To some, Chauncey is just an old, beat up shelter dog. But to us, he's pretty much perfect. Chauncey came to us a few months ago and we knew immediately that there was something special about him. He was gentle and docile and great with everyone he met. We knew that no matter what, we had to find him the perfect forever home. 

So when one of our former employees, Emily, contacted us and said she wanted to adopt Chauncey, our hearts filled with excitement! But there was only one problem: she lived in New York now.

We couldn't let 800 miles stand in the way of the perfect forever home for Chauncey. So Sarah, our LifeLine Community Engagement Manager, hopped in the car and Chauncey's ride to freedom began. Follow his journey from Atlanta to New York and check out a few of our favorite photos along the way:

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Chauncey's leaving the shelter life for good!

North Carolina Puppachinos are the best Puppachinos.

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Dog tired, but Chauncey knows he's closer than ever to his forever.

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Chauncey and Sarah were so exhausted from their adventures, that they fell asleep on the floor together.

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Patiently awaiting the adventures of Day 2.

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The air is getting cooler, which can only mean one thing: Chauncey is so close to his forever!

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He made it!

Chauncey is already loving his new digs!

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Chauncey, you are so, so loved.

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Founded in 2002 and now managing DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services, LifeLine Animal Project is the leading non-profit organization working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. Together, we will make Atlanta a no-kill community.

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