Owners wanted Rocky euth’ed for his skin condition: Shelter refused

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At Miami-Dade Animal Services in Florida, the owners of a 16-pound male terrier brought their dog to the shelter  on Tuesday and asked that their 10-year-old dog be euthanized because of his skin condition. The shelter refused.

And now, Rocky is so depressed, all he does is sleep, eat and sleep some more.

A shelter volunteer tells his story and is reaching out for help now. This little guy’s future – if he is to have one, depends on someone stepping forward to help.

“This is 10 year old 16-pound neutered male terrier named Rocky – his owners brought him to the shelter and asked that he be euthanized for a skin condition- the shelter vets denied their request. He needs urgent rescue help.”

Check out his video:


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#A1307259  Medical notes:

Contact: Miami Dade animal services @ Miami-Dade Animal Services

Miami-Dade Animal Services
Pet Adoption and Protection Center
3599 NW 79th Ave, Doral, FL 33166

MDAS website: http://www.miamidade.gov/animals/

(Photos and videos courtesy of Roni Tanenbaum)

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