Homeless, blind, toothless senior dog needs a soft bed of his own

An old dog is desperately in need of a soft bed to call his own…preferably inside of a loving home with a family who will pamper him for the rest of his days. His name is Clifford and he is a 10-year-old bull mastiff.

Late Saturday morning, the Facebook page Focus on Furever, wrote:

I have no words for this!

Clifford
A303616
Bullmastiff
10 years old

No teeth
Blind
Tumor on right from my foot
Surprise. HW Negative

Video of homeless senior dog

Helping Clifford

You can help this senior dog find a new home by sharing his adoption information – networking saves lives!

Located at Corpus Christi Animal Control 2626 Holly Road Corpus Christi Texas

Rescue email ccacsrescues@cctexas.com

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Precious blind dog playing in the snow


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Dog owner died during Hurricane Florence protecting his hunting beagles

In Kingston, North Carolina, the owner of hunting beagles woke up in the middle of the night, just as Hurricane Florence made landfall. The avid hunter and dog lover went outdoors to calm his 12 hunting beagles who were frightened and howling in their backyard kennel. As he did what he usually did and pulled his pickup truck to the kennels and had been shining the headlights into their pens, something happened to Bennie Lee Sutton.

According to APNews, shortly before dawn on Friday, Bennie could be heard talking – most likely according to his daughter,  speaking to his beloved dogs trying to calm them down as the wind raged in full force at 70 mph. Hours later, however Bennie had not returned home, and his daughter Tameria and her mother, Marian, went outside to find him.

Some of the dogs were wandering outside of their pens, and behind the kennels, Bennie, 77, was found lying on his back on the property the family had owned for nearly 50 years. Tragically Bennie is thought to have had a heart attack. He previously underwent a double bypass and wore a pacemaker. In addition he had a bad knee, and could have fallen and passed away. An autopsy has been scheduled, although no foul play is suspected.

Bennie carries with him a wonderful legacy and was known throughout the community and highly respected. His wife has since stated she is too old to care for her husband’s dogs and plans to give them away. We hope they go to excellent homes; after all they certainly deserve the best.

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Unlikely and adorable friends share a wonderful hug


A sweet reunion sure to make you smile!

Bonded pair deserted at 14-years-old in desperate need of help

When their family moved, Oscar and Boba were deserted and sent to Carson Animal Care in California. The 14-year-old bonded dogs had never been away from their home or their family. And if life couldn’t throw any more lemons at these two sweet dogs, the shelter separated them – each in a different building. Neither one knows where the other dog is – neither one can be comforted by each other.

“#A5219560 My name is OSCAR and I’m an approximately 14 year old male Dachshund. I am not yet neutered. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 9/16. I will be available on 9/16. You can visit me at my temporary home at C230. My former family who owned me for had to give me up because they were moving.”

Video:

“#A5219565 My name is BOBA and I’m an approximately 14 year old male German Shepherd. I am not yet neutered. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 9/16. I will be available on 9/16. You can visit me at my temporary home at C109.”

Dachshund and German Shepherd  AGE:14 years
Male  ARRIVED:9/16
AVAILABLE ON: 9/16
Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

Video:

Video 2 for Boba:

Follow their Facebook page here. Please note the dogs’ status has been listed as URGENT. Share their plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

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(Photo and videos of deserted seniors courtesy of volunteers at Saving Carson Shelter Dogs)

These adorable best friends are sure to make you smile!


These unlikely friends are too adorable for words

Death row seniors – ‘twin’ sisters put on 48 hour notice

Two senior dogs, held at a busy California animal control agency, are on death row. The dogs, Pretty Mama and Shirley, are both 10 years of age and they have been at the Los Angeles County Animal Control Agency (Downey) since July 9.

Death row dogs

Though the twin sisters have been safely cared for at the facility for over two months, they are now out of time. On Monday, a shelter advocate issued a Facebook plea on the senior dogs’ behalf:

#seniorsiblings ・・・
Twins Alert!! Pretty Mana & Shirley

These two girls are two Golden Girls…their 10!!
Their sweetly shy and very close…..they were over bred….their whole life and now they are homeless shelter sisters.

We need to help these shy little flowers bloom into happy confident girls. They like to be in twos. They’re great girls and would be a continue gift with each day they show you how wonderful they are
Please share for reputable rescue or a wonderful adopter!

Saving the senior dogs

You can help give these deserving senior dogs a fighting chance by taking a moment to share this article with their adoption information.

Petharbor link for Pretty Mama here.

For more information about this animal, call:
Los Angeles County Animal Control – Downey at (562) 940-6898
Ask for information about animal ID number A5198141

Petharbor link for Shirley here.

For more information about this animal, call:
Los Angeles County Animal Control – Downey at (562) 940-6898
Ask for information about animal ID number A5198143

(Image via Desi Lara Facebook page)

Note: All inquiries about these dogs must be directed to the shelter. The Pet Rescue Report is NOT the point  of contact.

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These unlikely friends are too adorable for words

Neglected puppy, hit by car, still has terrible intake photo on shelter site

A badly neglected puppy, who suffered further misery when she was hit by a car, is waiting to be saved at the San Antonio Animal Care Services facility in Texas. The five-month-old puppy, dubbed Mercy, has been at the animal care facility since August 26 – and her terrible intake photo is still featured on the shelter’s website.

An advocate issues a plea for the injured pup

On Monday, an advocate issued a Facebook plea on Mercy’s behalf:

MERCY was hit by a vehicle and has been in the shelter clinic for over 20 days and still has this horrible picture on her pet harbor link🤐 MERCY is estimated at 5 months old and appears to have been horribly neglected in her short life 💔 she has demodex mange which is Not contagious and TREATABLE.
PLEASE HELP MERCY

Saving Mercy

Imagine being injured, sick and homeless. That is Mercy’s reality – she should be recuperating from her maladies in the comfort of a home – not in a shelter kennel. You can help Mercy get the assistance that she desperately needs by taking a moment to share this article with her adoption information.

Petharbor link here.

For more information about this animal, visit:
San Antonio Animal Care Services
Ask for information about animal ID number: A497227

IF you can Foster or Rescue email acsrescue-foster@sanantonio.gov

Note-all inquiries about this puppy must be made directly to the animal shelter. The Pet Rescue Report is not the point of contact.

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This dog lived a horrific life of misery on the streets – but look at her now!

No offers to help injured dog who was abandoned by her family

A dog, recovering from injuries, is in need of a foster home, but nobody is stepping up to help her. Her name is Darby and she was “involuntarily abandoned” by her owner. Darby was taken in at the Pasco Animal County Animal Services facility (Land O’Lakes, Florida) in late August as a “seized custody case.” Darby’s owner informed staff that she would come to the shelter to retrieve her dog, but she never did.

A plea for help

The shelter’s Pet Services Supervisor issued a plea for a foster home for Darby:

Her hold time is up. What is unique about Darby’s story is that when she arrived to the shelter she presented extremely large open wounds on her shoulder, hind leg, chest and face. We do not know the origins of these wounds, however it was apparent that they had received medical treatment at some point.

The wounds are resolving, but some are still too deep to place Darby in our general population and expose the surfaces to contamination. Darby has resided in our Medical ward since intake, it is our hope that we can transfer Darby immediately where she can safely continue her healing journey.

Nobody answered the request for help

Nobody – not even one person – answered the shelter’s plea for help. Darby is unable to stay in the hospitalization ward any longer and it is not advisable for her to be moved to the general population area because of her wounds.

Helping Darby

If you have room in your home for this sweet girl, please email gbotticello@pascocountyfl.net

Information about Darby as provided by the shelter:

Darby is estimated to be 3 years of age, she has a tolerant and happy personality. Darby is current on her vaccines and may return for her spay procedure within 30 days of transfer. Darby is heartworm positive.

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One eyed dog and injured cat fall in love at their foster home:

 

Sweet Neo is out of time – ‘not an ounce of meanness in him!’

An exceptionally sweet boy is out of time at the Downey Animal Care center in Los Angeles, California. The six-year-old dog, named Neo, will receive no more extensions…it doesn’t matter that he has a sweet demeanor and “not an ounce of meanness” in him, he will still be put down if no one steps forward to offer him a home.

An advocate’s plea

On Friday, an advocate issued a plea on Neo’s behalf:

 time is up!
He needs a safe plan out of the shelter.
He is a loved shelter dog that exudes love and joy.
He needs a reputable rescue
Or Adopters.
No more Extensions.

Video of Neo

Saving Neo

Volunteers have stated that Neo gets along with other dogs – they have raved about his sweet demeanor. Neo just needs someone to take a chance on him. If nobody steps up to give him that chance, he will be led to a room and his life ended.

Please SHARE this article – networking saves lives. Without the help of strangers, Neo will be gone forever.

Adopt-A-Pet profile here.

Pet ID
13383076-A5189148
Phone
(562) 940-6898
Website

Note: All inquiries about this dog must be made directly to the shelter. The Pet Rescue Report is NOT the point of contact.

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A ‘village’ of rescuers saved shelter dachshund from euthanasia

“It takes a village to raise a child,” may have become a popular proverb, but no doubt it took a village to enable the rescue of a dachshund surrendered by his owner who ordered the dog euthanized by Devore Animal Shelter.

According to the owner, the dog has a behavioral problem, including having bitten several people. The owner therefore made the decision, paid extra and ordered the dog be killed.

His story began on Thursday when he was brought into the shelter:

“Heartbreaking as owner refused to allow the Doxie to go to a rescue. Paid to have it euthanized. The owners are the only people who can reclaim the dog and give the doxie to a rescue. There is no evaluation done by the shelter to re access, and verify signed statements to be true and substantiated . It is because the owner made a claim the dog has bitten before, the impulsivity (sp) of this owner’s action sounds retaliatory. If this bouncing loving dog has behavior issues there would of been many rescues willing to get the dog evaluated and rehabilitated. I hope they are never allowed to adopt another living animal again! Outrageous injustice without a fair assessment from a trained personnel.”

What happened next showed how respectful and persistent animal rescuers were trying to save the dachshund. Shelter personnel from the San Bernardino County animal shelters submitted an explanation citing why the dog could not be released to any rescue organization:

 “The dog with animal identification number A669324 was surrendered by its owner on September 12, 2018, the owner requested that the County euthanize the dog and signed a contract to have this service performed. The statement indicated by the owner on the contract was ‘My animal has a behavioral or temperamental defect that could pose a health or safety risk or otherwise make the animal unsuitable for placement as a pet.’ Pursuant to California Food and Agriculture Code Section 31108.5 entitled Proof of Ownership When Relinquishing a Dog Required. Section (a) (1) states: Upon relinquishment of a dog to a public or private shelter, the owner of the dog shall present sufficient identification to establish his or her ownership of the dog and shall sign a statement that he or she is the lawful owner of the dog,’ the person who relinquished this dog was established to be the owner of this dog.”

Shortly thereafter, a legal fund for the Doxie’s plight was set up while rescuers, animal advocates and supporters repeatedly asked if the dog’s life could be spared. Perhaps it was political pressure, social pressure, owner remorse, a compassionate staff or a combination of everyone working together that San Bernardino County – Devore Animal Shelter , released the dog to rescue on Friday afternoon.

“Good afternoon,
After contact with the owner it has been determined that the dog with animal identification number A669324 will be made available to 501(c)(3) rescue groups today on a first come first serve basis.
Thank you for your interest in our shelter pets.
Kelly Papp”

A.R.T And Paws rescued the Pomeranian that accompanied the Doxie on Thursday. Described as a sweetheart, the Pom had been at the veterinarian having dental work performed. Check out when the two dogs are reunited:

To help with these two grateful dogs, donations to ART N Paws Animal Rescue can be made here.

Read prior coverage here.

(Video courtesy of Liraz Abraham)

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Say good-bye to the beloved “bug”

After 19 years, this cat is homeless and waiting for adoption

A post made by the New Hampshire SPCA on Friday is garnering a great deal of attention. The animal welfare agency has issued a plea on behalf of a 19-year-old cat who finds herself homeless and in need of a new family. The shelter explained:

Tigger is 19 years old. Nineteen. Imagine how she must feel to be homeless after spending her entire life with the same family. The shelter environment is stressful for cats, but even more so for senior cats. It’s a traumatic thing to lose the only home you have ever known.

Concerns for this elderly cat’s health

The shelter hopes to find sweet Tigger a home as soon as possible…before she gets sick. The agency explains:

Older cats can have a compromised immune system which often leads to upper respiratory infections. We are working hard to keep Tigger happy and healthy while she stays with us, but it’s critical we find her a home as quickly as possible. 

A plea for help

Tigger is one of the oldest cats that the shelter has attempted to find a home for. Staff is counting on the community to step up and offer her a loving place to spend what remains of her life; they wrote:

Tigger is one of the oldest cats we’ve ever placed up for adoption. While many shelters wouldn’t even consider adoption for a cat at such an advanced age, we’re placing our faith in our community. She deserves a chance. Someone needs this sweet girl… as much as she needs them. Please, can you help them find each other?

Tigger’s adoption profile here.

New Hampshire SPCA
104 Portsmouth Avenue
Stratham, NH 03885
603-772-2921

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Say good-bye to the beloved “bug”

After nearly a month, surrendered shepherd still heartbroken and scared

Nearly a month after Molly was surrendered to the Los Angeles County Animal Care facility (Lancaster) she remains heartbroken and scared. The young German shepherd, just over a year of age, is so frightened by her current situation that she hides beneath her bed…refusing to come out.

A volunteer’s encounter

On September 10, a volunteer visited Molly at the shelter and wrote:

This baby is broken hearted. Surrendered by her owner just about one month ago and she’s still devastated. I tried to coax her out but she stayed tucked safely away. Swipe to see kennel card photo. This angel needs a miracle.

A video reveals Molly’s sadness:

Helping this frightened shepherd

You can help this frightened German shepherd find a new, loving home by taking a moment to network this article with her adoption information.

Petharbor link here.

For more information about this animal, call:
Los Angeles County Animal Control – Lancaster at (661) 940-4191
Ask for information about animal ID number A5211446

Note: All inquiries about Molly must be made directly to the animal shelter – the Pet Rescue Report is NOT the point of contact.

More news, updates, funny videos and memes on the National Animal News Facebook page.

Yesterday in the news: Dog died after eating bread with toxic ingredient – read more here.

Dog in need: Gentle shepherd longs for someone to love him – more about saving this dog here.


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