Frightened Lab snuggles up to shelter volunteer for reassurance

In Kingsville, Texas, a frightened black Labrador retriever snuggled up to a shelter volunteer for reassurance. The three-year-old, named Shilah, has no promises for a home; tragically she faces humane euthanasia. Her situation is urgent.

A volunteer told her story:

“Kennel 21: Female Black Lab (3-4 years, 35-40 pounds)
Available 7/20 for rescue, adoption, or EUTHANASIA!

This sweet girl was so scared in the kill shelter but knew that we were there to help. She cuddled right up to volunteers and did not want to leave their side. Her skin is sure to clear up after some vet care and she will bring you a lifetime of love!”

Sadly there have been very few inquiries for this sweet dog. Please share her plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

Adoptions are $45 cash/check and must be done in person.
All animals must be spayed/neutered within 30 days.
No holds can be made.
First come, first served.

Kingsville Animal Control, TX
M-F 9:30-11:30 & 1:00-4:30
3415 N Fm 1355 Kingsville TX
(361) 592-3324

Photos of  frightened Lab courtesy of Kingsville Animal Advocates.

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7 replies
  1. Melissa Gurley says:

    Poor baby will someone in the area please give this beautiful dog a chance has the most soulful eyes you can tell she has a loving loyal soul I will pray this pup finds a loving home soon

  2. Christine Brown says:

    i hate kill shelters they all ought to be closed down for good.
    Praying for Shilah and all other dogs who are banged up in a kill shelter that they will find a new home ASAP.

  3. pennysdachshunds says:

    What a beautiful Young Companion Dog and No Rescues or Organizations to help Save her life… She needed to be run over , ears cut off, eyes gouged out , and she would have had a chance with RDRNY… Pretty Ironic ISN”T IT!!! She isn’t Special and salvageable BECAUSE she doesn’t have DRAMATIC ATTENTION GETTING INJURIES!!! so damn sad!!


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