No time…no room…can’t keep – so many reasons, but none truly matter to the dog who is left behind. On May 12, a five-year-old German shepherd named “Hitch,” was walked into the San Bernardino City Animal Control, in California, and handed over to strangers.
A video was captured showing Hitch as he was being surrendered – in the short clip, it is readily apparent that Hitch is devoted to the person who has chosen, for one reason or another, to let him go.
After Hitch was surrendered, a networker shared his information on Facebook:
Hitch is a 5 year old great, friendly, neutered male German Shepherd who’s owner cant keep anymore? Owner states he has no room? Hitch is good with dogs, kids and some cats.
San Bernardino City Shelter, CA doesn’t have many networkers, we really need your help sharing our dogs. The local rescues are full and we’re in big trouble!
Please help Hitch find a safe place to go by sharing his adoption information.
Petharbor link here.
San Bernardino City Animal Shelter
333 Chandler Place, San Bernardino, CA
Closed Sunday and Monday
Telephone: (909) 384-1304
Facebook post here.
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Hitch rescued today by Coastal German Shepherd Rescue !!HITCH shares kennel , he's watched the last two young dogs come and get adopted while he waits! Hitch is a pup and young at heart! CHECK HIM OUT….HITCH ID #A503786Available NOW Hitch is a 5 year old great, friendly, neutered male German Shepherd who's owner cant keep anymore? Owner states he has no room? Hitch is good with dogs, kids and some cats.San Bernardino City Shelter, CA doesn't have many networkers, we really need your help sharing our dogs. The local rescues are full and we're in big trouble!San Bernardino City Animal Shelter333 Chandler Place, San Bernardino, CAClosed Sunday and MondayTelephone: (909) 384-1304 Adoption Policy:The animal will be available for adoption at 10am on the available date. First priority goes to the people on the waitlist. Phone adoptions start at 10:30am (if you can get through), but adoptions at the shelter have priority over phone adoptions. Partnered rescues can pull starting at noon on available date, and at any time after the available date.A COMMITTED foster, will save a life!If you want to foster please contact a rescue near you and fill out an application to foster. If you don’t know a rescue near you please send a message to the SAVE SBC SHELTER PUPS Page and we will try and connect you with a rescue. Anyone wanting to foster an SBC dog can look for information and fill out the form at http://sbcdogs.nvecs.com/ Apps are shared promptly with rescues.Foster me application ;http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/Xb146eLBbi8Y9NcCkeIf you are out of state in Washington or Oregon please pm the page and we will try and connect you with a Rescue that has support in those areas. DISCLAIMER: We DO NOT work at the shelter. We network this shelter's dogs on Facebook to give them more exposure in the hope a good rescue or adopter will see a post that is shared and save the dog's life.
Posted by Andrea Neyses on Friday, May 26, 2017