Ultimate betrayal! 15-yr-old dog surrendered and doing poorly at shelter

Ultimate betrayal for elderly dog
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Update: rescued – moved to safe album!

An elderly, 15-year-old dog has suffered the ultimate betrayal by his owner. Despite his advanced age, the senior dog was surrendered to a busy animal control agency in California and he is not doing well. In fact, the dog named Mickey will soon be euthanized if a rescue agency cannot be found.

On Saturday, the dire warning about Mickey’s fate was posted on Facebook:

Hello, please be advised we now have till 4:30 pm to have this dog rescued or he will be euthanized as his condition is worsening and not improving here.
If you are able to help please contact the Carson Care Center ASAP.

Mickey was surrendered by his owner who stated that he (or she) could no longer afford to care for him.

Saving Carson Shelter Dogs writes:

Carson shelter is requesting rescue assistance for Mickey, A3485354. Micky is a 15 year old Dalmation/Pointer mix, intact male, who was owner surrendered to us last night. He has difficulty standing and walking and appears to be arthritic. They will try to keep him comfortable in medical isolation but if he continues to not be able to stand after a few days of pain medication, Micky may need to be euthanized. Please rescue by 8/19 morning- as this will be when Micky is rechecked.

Time is of the essence for this elderly dog – if you can help, please reach out to the animal shelter directly.


Dalmatian 🔹 AGE:15 years
🔹 Male 🔹 ARRIVED:8/15
🔹 Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
🔹 M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
🔹216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

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