A horribly matted and terrified dog has been taken in at the Los Angeles Animal Services – East Valley Shelter in California. The five-year-old dog, dubbed Arleto, has been at the shelter since October 14 and he is hidden from public view because he is receiving extra care in the shelter’s medical department.
A volunteer shares insight
A volunteer photographer writes:
5 yo Male 14 lbs underneath all that matted hair (ouch). Came in as a stray and in terrified fashion, he was growling, and refused to walk on a leash.
Likely he’ll feel a little better when they shave him. who thinks he’ll be white after a bath? He’s back in the medical department receiving extra care, but is UNSEEN by the public. Available for adoption at the East Valley Animal Shelter.
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Petharbor link here.
For more information about this animal, call:
Los Angeles Animal Services – East Valley Shelter at (888) 452-7381
Ask for information about animal ID number A1818688
(Image via Rita Earl Blackwell)
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