Dumped at shelter, 17-year-old Lab named Moosse deserves better

You might have looked at the headline twice while shaking your head, convinced no dog owner would ever surrender their 17-year-old Lab to the Baldwin Park Shelter in California, but tragically on Thursday, Moosse was betrayed.

According to shelter volunteers, Moosse’s family failed to fill out an animal profile on their dog nor did they bother to provide any information about their dog which only would have helped to find the senior a foster home or end of life care in a loving environment. Instead, he was just “dumped.”

“The shelter said Moosse is VERY FRIENDLY, quiet. alert, slow and he looks like he has a lot life left in him,” wrote a shelter volunteer on PetConnect.Us Facebook page.

Moosse has not been examined by the shelter veterinarian yet, however his brief intake records indicate he has moderate tartar, worn teeth, cloudy eyes, dirty ears, a slow gait, panting and is slightly overweight at 90 pounds. A shelter is the last place this dog should be. Please share his plight with approved rescue organizations, families, friends and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

MOOSSE – ID #A5174752

Petharbor link: http://petharbor.com/pet.asp?uaid=LACO2.A5174752

“My name is MOOSSE and I’m an approximately 17 year old lab retr. I am not yet neutered. I have been at the Baldwin Animal Care Center since May 3, 2018. I am available on May 4, 2018.”

Baldwin Park Animal Shelter – Phone: 626-962-3577 or 626-430-2378, Address: 4275 N. Elton, Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Shelter hours:
Monday- Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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