‘Project dog’: Texas stray hasn’t had it easy and needs help now

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At the BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions in Houston, Texas, the heartbreaking photo of a stray appeared on social media this weekend. She has no name and hasn’t had it easy in life even though she is barely two-years-old.

According to Houston Underdogs, animal rescuers have activated their supporters to help; the Labrador’s stray hold is now over. She had been picked up by Animal Control on Thursday, along with two other dogs; this one seems to be in the most danger of losing her life.

A shelter volunteer tells her story:

“She has demodex but it’s not contagious. She just needs good food and medicated baths and her fur will grow in beautifully.

She’s unsocial and very scared. She needs a patient foster willing to gain her trust and love…”

This poor 36-pound pooch cowers in the corner of her kennel, and the shelter environment is not conducive to her making any progress.

What better time to have a “project dog” – save her life, show her some guidance and love and find your new best friend. Share her plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

For more information on this dog:

LOCAL FOSTERS NEEDED. FOSTERING IS FREE! Shelter or rescue provide what you need. You just need to ask.

: Please comment below and email the shelter with dog name and ID# in subject line! Then with a phone call. Please DO NOT WAIT for the last minute!
: barcfoster@houstontx.gov
: BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov

Make sure to include the following:

ID# A1687781
Stray/Female/Lab Mix/2Y/36lbs/HW low+

CALL: (832) 395-9075 and 9076

Back Entrance for Rescues and Fosters opens at 9:00AM : 2700 Evella Street, Houston, TX 77026

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