PHILADELPHIA -- The family of a 75-year-old man whose remains were eaten by his his dog is looking for a good home for the man's Labrador Retriever.

The puppy was left alone for several days when its owner died. The dog ate part of the man's body, authorities said

George Burhart, 75, apparently died of natural causes earlier this week, authorities said.

Police who entered the house Thursday found body parts scattered in three rooms, along with an 8-month-old Labrador named Shadow.

Burhart lived in a rowhouse in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. Police believe Shadow ate some of his remains out of hunger.