No one came to save Matilda: Dumped and nearly forgotten

Matilda knows she has been forgotten by her family. Even those with commitments to adopt this eight-year-old English bulldog a second time, have not come to the shelter to meet her. And on November 28, when Matilda was surrendered back to the shelter, she hung her head low and seemed to have just given up on life.

Have you ever seen a sadder face?

UPDATE: Matilda was rescued by Southern California Bulldog Rescue and Tami Leckie with the help of Shawna Hamon and Sal Valdepeña! Please help fund her rescue, she is very sick, her eyes are looking infected, she is closer to 9-10 yrs old and has not been eating Donations and pledges may be sent via PayPal to: Socalbulldogrsq@aol.comThank you all for your quick response! This rescue plan came together very fast, I am so grateful for all the support, she was breaking my heart and I couldn’t bear the thought of leaving her there!!! #A4650886Matilda is in Building #3 Her CTA was a no show, her two IPS failed her today as did her owner. She is listed at 8 but I’m sure she’s older. Please help with pledges for her care. I am waiting to confirm that no one is coming for her. Dogs in Kennel Building #3 Lancaster Animal Shelter 5210 W Ave I, Lancaster, CA 93536‭(661) 940-4190‬M-Th 12-7pmF-Su 10-5pm

Posted by Cathi Perez on Friday, December 7, 2018

On Friday, Matilda still sits and shivers in her shelter enclosure. She remains in Building #3. Share her plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

Animal advocates following her story at the Lancaster Animal Care Center have asked everyone to share her story. Make sure to reference A4650886.

Lancaster Animal Care Center
5210 West Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93536
(661) 940-4191

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4 replies
  1. Donna L Hawkins says:

    This poor thing! She was adopted and returned?? Isn’t there a bulldog rescue? A lot of people love English bulldogs!

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  2. Adrienne says:

    Matilda is a beautiful soul and would bring you so much joy.Someone in Lancaster, CA, please go look at her,take her for a walk and she how loving she will be towards you. She has many good years remaining. Give her another chance.

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  3. Wynette says:

    I live in Owasso Ok and Id LOVE to give this wonderful beautiful grl a loving home with lots of everything … I have a EBD shes almost 8 yrs old love of my life Im afraid the only thing is I can not come pick her up but If you would transport her to me Id do EVERYTHING in my power to make her life better 🙂 breaks my heart to see her so sad

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