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A big response to a big dog story

Bigfoot likely has a home.

After a story about the Great Dane-German shepherd mix ran in The Bee on Friday, the Castillo family fielded dozens of calls from prospective owners.

Bigfoot has been living in a home by himself after his previous owner, Jule "Junior" Rombout, died in June.

Family members cared for Bigfoot but couldn't take him home.

On Friday, Alonzo Castillo said the family had received 30 to 35 calls, in addition to about 15 more that filled their answering machine.

"We're still going through them, but we think we've found a new home for Bigfoot," he said.

"Hopefully, on Sunday we'll be packing him up and taking him over there."

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