Finding a home for 15-year-old Lassie

A 15-year-old German shepherd mix named Lassie hasn’t had the luck or love his name sake predecessor enjoyed beginning way back in 1954. The well-known series centered around a smart and fearless collie who performed heroic tasks for humans and animals alike.

Sadly Lassie was an owner surrender, and now waits at the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center in California for someone to rescue him. No one knows if this 30-pound Lassie was brave, but as with most dogs in a family for so many years, it is very likely he was loyal;  apparently not so from his owner.

“Not sure what is going on with this poor little guy in medical but he looks like he’s got a few scars and had some sort of cut on his back right hip which was shaved down to look at,” a rescue volunteer posted on Facebook hoping to find a qualified rescue organization or foster home to help.

He could definitely use a rescue. He’s too big to sit in the small medical room kennels. Let’s get this baby out. Pleas share. It saves lives.”

Posted by Saving Baldwin Park Shelter Dogs on Thursday, September 5, 2019

For updates on Lassie’s plight, call the Baldwin Park Animal Center at 626-962-3577 and push 5,2,2 and have ID number ready. A4997929

Baldwin Park Animal Care Center
4275 N. Elton Street
Baldwin Park, California 91706
Mon thru Thurs: 12-7 pm
Fri thru Sun: 10-5pm
animalcare.lacounty.gov

Share Lassie’s story with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. Lassie deserves better. Be the voice for those who cannot speak. Follow his Facebook page by clicking here.

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