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Pitiful homeless dog appears to have led a life of neglect

A pitiful homeless dog, held at the Riverside County Animal Control agency in California, appears to have led a life of neglect. The seven-year-old pit bull mix has been at the facility since January 8. This week, the volunteer-run Facebook page, Saving Riverside Shelter Dogs, described the dog’s sad condition:

 Facial wounds/scars from possible fights. Half-dollar sized mass next to left side of penis. Has dried blood on it and on rear legs. Soft masses all over body. Overweight.

What happened to this dog? Was he cast aside and made to fight for his life? Did he get into an altercation with another dog? Was he forced to fight? Has he ever been shown love and kindness?

Nobody knows the answers. Right now, what is known is that he needs help in order to live out the remainder of his life.

Information

Petharbor link here.

For more information about this animal, call:
Riverside County Animal Control – Riverside Shelter at (951) 358-7387
Ask for information about animal ID number A1567009

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 Saturday

Rescue department:
Rescue phone: 951-358-7302
Rescue email: rescue@rivco.org
Rescue desk is phone is unavailable on weekends however, rescues may physically go to the shelter to rescue on Saturday between normal business hours.

Note: All inquiries about this dog must be made directly to the animal control agency. The Pet Rescue Report is not the point of contact. Thank you!

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