German shepherd’s owner never came for her even with her microchip

Some dogs just have no luck. A gorgeous, eight-year-old German shepherd named “Rasco,” according to her card at the Riverside Animal Shelter in California, has been waiting for her family to take her home since August 13. And she waits and waits. She has a microchip; she has a home, but no one ever came.

A volunteer at the shelter tells her sad story on Facebook hoping to find someone who will help.

“Rasco” is the name on this girl’s kennel card. Her owners never came for her, even though she has a microchip. In our opinion, Rasco doesn’t seem like a very fitting name, and certainly not feminine enough for this magnificent beauty. We decided to call her Raquel. Raquel is a senior shepherd, currently housed in the adoptable section. Please share.”

RAQUEL (name on kennel card Rasco) #A1542545 89lbs

“I am a female, black and brown German Shepherd Dog. The shelter staff estimates my age to be about 8 years old. I have been at the shelter since Aug 13, 2019. I am available for adoption Aug 26, 2019.”

Shelter address:
6851 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, California 92509
Phone: 951-358-7387
M-F 11am-6pm
Saturday 11am-5pm
Closed on major holidays
Shelter does not answer phones on Saturdays

Rescue department:
Rescue phone: 951-358-7302
Rescue email:
Rescue desk is closed on the weekends

Please share this dog’s plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives, and these beautiful dogs depend on us – they have no one else. Be the voice for those who cannot speak.

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