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Brokenhearted owner surrendered puppy wearing Christmas sweater to pound

A brokenhearted owner surrendered his six-month-old Labrador retriever puppy to the Harris County Animal Shelter on Saturday. The puppy, named Taz was dressed in his Christmas sweater. A volunteer at the shelter was present when Taz and another dog were surrendered. Their heartbreaking story is reported as follows:

Ali Gallegos Harris County Animal Shelter Pets In Need 
“I was there when Taz was surrendered with his mom yesterday because their owner had to leave the country to care for his mother, her health deteriorated and they’re facing hospice care. The owner begged his friends in town to pet sit but no one wanted to help. The owner sat outside the shelter crying and holding tight these two dogs and begging them for forgiveness. Then once he handed them over to the shelter staff, he was crying more while looking at the kennel admission forms with their intake pictures. It was so heartbreaking seeing a tough man cry and it was so disappointing knowing none of his friends/family offered to help him with Cookie and Taz.”

Taz is an owner surrender, and therefore can be adopted immediately. The adoption fee is  $50 dogs, $80 puppies, $20 cats, $35 kittens (includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, rabies and microchip) Seniors and military ½ off adoption fee. A Facebook page can be followed by clicking here. Please share Taz’ plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives.

(Photos and video of dog wearing Christmas sweater and Cookie courtesy of volunteers for Harris County Animal Shelter Pets in Need)

The Harris County Animal Shelter is located at 612 Canino Road in Houston, Texas. Additional photos of the pets can be seen here:
www.countypets.com
Please call the shelter staff with questions: 281-999-3191; Press 0

Check out Taz’ short video here: 499093 (description included)

 

Check out Cookie’s short video here: 499090 (description included)

 

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Stray dog was being eaten alive by maggots before rescuers found her


Drowning puppy saved by unexpected hero

 

 

2-year-old pup lucky to be alive after witnesses saw her thrown onto street

Goldie is a two-year-old pup lucky to be alive. On Saturday, the tiny Chihuahua, with the radar-sized ears, had been thrown out into the middle of the street. No one saw who did it?

According to the Carson Animal Animal Care Shelter, Goldie will be available for adoption by midweek. Her PetHarbor listing states the following:

#A5137371 I’m an approximately 2 year old female Chihuahua. I am not yet spayed. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 12/16. I will be available on 12/20. You can visit me at my temporary home at C316.

Chihuahua:  AGE:2 years
Female:  ARRIVED:12/16
AVAILABLE ON: 12/20
Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

A Facebook page organized by volunteers for Saving Carson Shelter Dogs can be followed here. Share Goldie’s plight with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. Tragically, it is just hard to believe anyone could be so heartless as to throw this defenseless little dog into the middle of the street.

(Photos and video courtesy of Saving Carson Shelter Dogs)

Check out her  short video here:

 

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Stray dog was being eaten alive by maggots before rescuers found her


Drowning puppy saved by unexpected hero

Owner dumped Coco because he ‘no longer plays and wants to sit around’

At the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, Coco’s owner of ten years, surrendered his Shih Tzu mix on Thursday because “he no longer plays and wants to sit around.” Shelter manager, Brooke Bourgeois so hoped the dog’s owner would have returned for his dog – that is after thinking that giving up a loyal friend isn’t the right thing to do. Sadly, that never happened.

“We put our personal feelings aside, took his sweet dog and watched a 10-year-old bond crumble before our eyes,” Brooke sadly explained on her Facebook page. “Coco is a Shih Tzu terrier mix and reportedly housebroken and good with kids.”

When led to his kennel at the shelter, Coco whimpered in his kennel as his missed his person. He hasn’t eaten since he arrived.

“Coco gets along just fine despite having a little arthritis in his hind area,” Brooke stated. “He also seems to be hard of hearing which is another NATURAL part of ageing.”

Coco needs to be in a foster home or adopted quickly. It is not known at this time how he is with other dogs, but he has ignored the cats at the shelter. He will be given a thorough veterinary health examination on Monday, but this boy is ready to go home and be reassured that he is loved.

If interested, please stop by the shelter at 2701 Lapalco Boulevard in Harvey, Louisiana or call 504.349.5111.

(Photos and video of Coco via Brooke Bourgeois)

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Stray dog was being eaten alive by maggots before rescuers found her


Drowning puppy saved by unexpected hero

Help: How can these 2 homeless seniors not break your heart?

In San Antonio, Texas, two bonded seniors were surrendered by their owner. Sadly they are way overdue and have already been spared once from having been humanely euthanized. How can these two homeless seniors not break your heart?

 

 

457842 Vicky and 457843 Nanny are two older gals who need a loving home to live out their senior years. Maybe it will take some time for these girls to warm up to a new person in their lives, but isn’t it worth it to have such beautiful companions? Vicky is described as a Staffordshire  terrier blend and about eight-years-old weighing 40 pounds. Her best friend Nanny, is an American bulldog blend who is 13-year-old and weighs 35 pounds. Don’t let them lose their lives in a shelter backroom.

 

Follow their Facebook pages here and here. Share their stories with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. Their owner let them down – we can do better together.

 

Needs Commitment: To adopt, foster, or rescue, please email: placement@sanantoniopetsalive.org

(Photos of homeless seniors via SAPA and Sara Waszo)

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Drowning puppy saved by unexpected hero


Nobody wanted this skinny hurricane survivor, until a reporter gave him a helping hand

Dog’s adorable face will make you smile, nobody wants him

His name is Scrappy, and this boy’s adorable face will make you smile. Then why is it no one has come for him, and why is it no one even bothers to look at him?

According to Orange County Animal Services’ volunteer Cris Ferreira Reed, this senior pooch has a lot to offer. He may be eight-years-old, but he has a lot to love to give and is super active and very strong. He is good with other dogs although it is recommended he be introduced to them slowly and to make sure the other dogs are calm.

Click here for Scrappy’s Pet Harbor adoption listing.

Animal ID: A392012    Room No.: WD46

“Hi, my name is Scrappy. I am an approximately 8 year 10 month old bl brindle and white neutered male.  I tested heartworm negative. I weigh approximately 70 pounds. I have been at Orange County Animal Services since Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

If you are looking for me, please come to Orange County Animal Services
at 2769 Conroy Rd., Orlando, FL. The phone number is (407)836-3111″

Scrappy may not be the prettiest dog in the shelter, but should that decide his fate? Share this boy’s story with friends, family and social media contacts. All he needs is that one special person who will see his photo and say “That’s my new best friend.” Sharing saves lives; just spend a moment sending this dog’s photo to a friend, and it might be the one who makes that special connection.

“Orange County Animal Services sent an email weeks ago saying he (Scrappy) needed out because the antibiotics weren’t working but I guess his health improved,” Cris shared with Pet Rescue Report. “I’m concerned because he is too skinny and nobody has shown any interest…”

Scrappy thinks he’s a lap dog, and even though he doesn’t seem to like cats, surely he would love someone to love him. Follow his Facebook page here.

(Photos of Scrappy’s adorable face via Pet Harbor and Cris Ferreira Reed)


Drowning puppy saved by unexpected hero


Nobody wanted this skinny hurricane survivor, until a reporter gave him a helping hand

‘Denver’ just craves love but no one has come for him at shelter

Denver craves love, but sadly no one has come to the Fulton County Animal Services in Georgia to adopt him. Just a goofy Labrador retriever and Boxer mix of affectionate hugs, there isn’t a moment when this three-year-old pooch turns away from an offer to play or to be hugged.

Here is Denver’s PetHarbor adoption listing.  “My name is DENVER. I am a neutered male, brown and white Labrador Retriever and Boxer. The shelter thinks I am about 3 years old. I have been at the shelter since Oct 27, 2017.” For more information about this animal, call Fulton County Animal Services at (404) 613-0358. Ask for information about animal ID number A499376.

Watch Denver’s video here and share his information with approved rescue organizations, family, friends and social media contacts. You will fall in love. Sharing saves lives.

 

Denver’s story has been shared more than 1,000 times, yet no one has offered to adopt him. Don’t let this sweet boy become a sad statistic. Animal advocate Gary Fromm wrote briefly about Denver’s plight on social media:

(Photo of Denver via freezeshot from video – Instagram Gary Fromm)

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Owners walked out of shelter while terrified poodles going through intake procedure

Friday was the worst day in the lives of Osito and Pebbles. Who knew where the bonded poodles were going when invited to go for a car ride? Who knew, as their trusted mom and dad carried them into the shelter and told the staff they had decided to surrender the dogs, because they were having “personal problems”?  And then who knew, it would soon be the most heart wrenching moments for Osito and Pebbles as they were going through the stressful intake process and without a kiss, without a hug and without a word, the only family they ever knew walked out of the room and disappeared.

The very bonded senior dad and daughter need help, and it would be perfect if they could find a home to be together.

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#A3376231 “My name is OSITO and I’m an approximately 12 year old male Poodle Mini. I am already neutered. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 11/17. I will be available on 11/17. You can visit me at my temporary home at C407. “Follow Osito’s Facebook page here. Osito has been reported to have a serious heart murmur. The two dogs remain in the medical ward where they can rest and be together.

#A3972074 “My name is PEBBLES and I’m an approximately 9 year old female Poodle Toy. I am not yet spayed. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 11/17. I will be available on 11/17.” Pebbles’ Facebook page can be followed here.

ARRIVED:11/17
AVAILABLE ON: 11/17
Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

INTERESTED IN FOSTERING? If you are in LA, OC, San Bernadino, or Riverside County and would like to apply to foster a Carson dog, please visit www.carsonfosters.com to complete a foster application. It would save their life!

Please share their story with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. It works! We have proven it over and over again, and are proud to continue because sharing saves lives.

(Photos and videos of terrified poodles courtesy of volunteers from Saving Carson Shelter Dogs)

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Pug remembers the vet tech who helped save his life and gives her the best hug ever

Heartbreaking: Dog’s eyes filled up with tears after being dumped by owner

Meet Cinnamon; her eyes filled up with tears after she was surrendered. When a volunteer at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Control met the sad dog who had recently given birth to a litter of puppies that had been taken away from her, Sarah’s heart broke:

“Some ass dumped this poor mama at the shelter, minus her babies. Every time I stopped to talk to her and say I was sorry her eyes would fill with tears (check out reaction at -:13). Heartbreaking!!

For Cinnamon’s Pet Harbor adoption listing, please click here“I can be identified by Animal Care & Control as A1131036. I appear to be an unaltered female, brown Pit Bull Terrier. The shelter staff think I am about 7 years old and I weigh 89 pounds. I was picked up in Charlotte. I have been at the shelter since Nov 08, 2017. I am available for adoption.” For more information about this animal, call  Animal Care & Control, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department at (704) 336-7600.

Cinnamon’s plight has been shared more than 1,500 times. Just share her information one more time after viewing her video; whether it be to an approved rescue organization, family, friends or social media contacts. She just needs one special person in her life. And if you’re wondering how this dog acts?

Sarah Jennings Sleime ” Crushing. (when watching the dog’s video) She was super sweet too. A volunteer came to take her for a walk, and she waited patiently for them to put on the leash and she wagged her tail.”

Check out her video. (reaction at -:13)

 

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Pug remembers the vet tech who helped save his life and gives her the best hug ever

 

 

 

 

Shelter favorite of staff and volunteers – yet still on list to die tomorrow

What chance does Raider have to be rescued and live the rest of his life in a loving and comfortable home?  He’s a ten-year-old pit bull mix who was brought in as an owner surrender. Although he is a favorite of the staff and volunteers, he’s scheduled to die.  Not listed on the website and hidden in the back of the shelter, how is anyone to even know Raider’s life counts?

We continue to question how our shelters fail so many dogs. Why hasn’t the Downey Animal Care Center opened an investigation to charge Raider’s owner with neglect? Look how undernourished he is? Doesn’t he deserve better? Why is there no information as to his history – knowing if he likes to be with children, likes other dogs or even chases cats? Wouldn’t a pet profile help him find a home?

 

Instead the shelter had planned to euthanize Raider on Tuesday; shelter volunteers Sal Valdepena and Iris Bassas Avila were able to secure an extension for one more day. Advocates continue to pledge funds for an approved rescue organization to help. Share this dog’s plight with friends, family and social media contacts. We are his last chance. Just one more share, just reach out to one more person and that can mean the difference between life and death for this dog. Won’t you help?

Follow his Facebook page here.

When calling Downey Animal Care Center, make sure to reference A5126370. Downey Animal Care Center (562) 940-6898

(Photos and video of favorite dog Raider courtesy of Sal Valdepena and Iris Bassas Avila.)

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Check out this video. Raider deserves a home:

 

Animal shelter opts to terminate pregnant dog’s full term puppies

A three-year-old pregnant poodle mix is overwhelmed with confusion and fright at the Carson Animal Care Center. Named Miss Bella, the dog will be available for adoption on November 14; the concern however is the dog is very close to having her puppies. The dilemma is described as follows:

“Saving Carson Shelter Dogs The county policy is to spay/neuter all dogs that leave the shelter. If one is pregnant and a private party wants to adopt, that dog will be spayed and the unborn babies will be aborted. This dog is way too far along and the babies are almost full term. They will have to individually euthanize each one if the adopter goes through with the adoption. If they release their hold to adopt her, a rescue organization can save her and they will allow her to go out pregnant. The shelter called the adopter but they haven’t called back yet was the latest….”

There have been several approved organizations that have offered to rescue Miss Bella, care for the puppies when they are born and then adopt them out through their programs, however on Monday, an update posted on the Facebook page of Saving Carson Shelter Dogs Facebook is worrisome:

“Update: 11/13/17 2:00pm PST. I just left the shelter. The Carson Shelter manager told me the dog is going to be spayed tomorrow. She will not be made rescue only. He is aware there is a rescue willing to take but that’s his final decision. The dog will be spayed tomorrow meaning the unborn puppies are going to be killed.”

Animal advocates can call the shelter and respectfully request Miss Bella be released to an approved rescue organization while still pregnant.

MISS BELLA 11/03/17

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#A5127068 I’m an approximately 3 year old female Poodle Mini. I am not yet spayed. I have been at the Carson Animal Care Center since 11/3. I will be available on 11/14. You can visit me at my temporary home at C239.

Poodle Mini  AGE:3 years
Female  ARRIVED:11/3
AVAILABLE ON: 11/14
Carson Shelter – 310-523-9566
M-TH 12pm-7pm, F-SU- 10am-5pm
216 W Victoria St. Gardena, CA 90248

(Photo of pregnant Miss Bella courtesy of Saving Carson Shelter Dogs)

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