In a heartbreaking situation, an eight-year-old German shepherd named Sampson was about to be surrendered to an animal shelter in the south. And it’s not as if all loyal dogs dumped at shelters aren’t back bearing, heartless moves because their previous owners felt these special pups were too old, but in this situation, Sampson had been a K9 police officer for six years.
A nine-year-old dog named Princess lies in the corner of her shelter cage at Miami-Dade Animal Services. She was surrendered by her owners who are moving out of the area on April 7, 2021. The shelter is no place Princess; she is confused and often whimpers aloud as if begging for help and a return to the familiar.
No one knows how long an abandoned, tiny puppy hid under a mobile home in Dallas and would not come out because he was stuck and tangled up by his legs. For days rescuers with Dallas Dog – Rescue.Rehab.Reform struggled to rescue him; it took 36 hours of crawling under a foot-and-a-half space, crowded with insulation and trash to untangle and free the pup from the fencing underneath.
A senior dog dubbed Billy has been waiting at a busy California animal control agency for over a month…hoping against hope that someone will stop by his lonely kennel run to say hello. The eight-year-old dog has been at the Carson Animal Services facility since March 3, and to date, nobody has decided that he is worthy of their love and attention.
At the Carson Animal Care Center, a seven-year-old German shepherd arrived on April 1 and was rushed into surgery for a ruptured spleen. The dog came in as a stray, and the shelter has issued a plea for help for either a qualified foster home or approved rescue organization can assist and save this dog’s life.
A frightened 10-week-old tan and white puppy hasn’t had anyone interested in adopting or fostering him for weeks. For some unknown reason, Roscoe’s plight has barely been noticed, and sadly the overcrowding of shelters with stray and unwanted pets, has made the difficult decision of euthanasia a reality – even for the very young.
An emaciated and sick stray pup found on Monday hiding under a home in rural South Texas somehow managed to survive the deep freeze just a few weeks ago. His rescuers from Dallas Dog Rescue -Rescue.Rehab.Reform were touched by the dog’s spirit, but the reality is his illness would have overcome his body had help not arrived.
A dog being held at a California animal control agency has been put on “red alert,” meaning that he can be euthanized at any time. The four-year-old dog, named Cameron, is anxious in the kennel run at the West Los Angeles Shelter (can you blame him after nearly 2 years?!) and he must be pulled by a rescue agency as soon as possible.