Distraught mother dog left behind at shelter and scheduled to die


At the Harris County Animal Shelter in Texas, a distraught mother dog has desperately tried to escape from her kennel cage. After caring for her puppies for the last nine weeks, the shelter reports each puppy has been adopted and scheduled to move on to start their new lives; no one, however came for Delilah.

A volunteer writes:

“She is in dire need of your help!..She is super sweet and deserves a second chance…”

PetHarbor adoption listing. “My name is DELILAH. I am female. I look like a black and white Labrador Retriever / American Staffordshire Terrier. The shelter staff think I am about 4 years old. I weigh 38.00 pounds.

HW Status: POS. Weight: 38-lbs Age: 4y
This picture was taken on SUNDAY, 3/8
INTAKE: STRAY brought in on 3/6
Zipcode Found: 77050

Location of animal:
Harris County Animal Shelter
612 Canino Road, Houston, TX 77076
281-999-3191 Press 0
Phone Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm (Closed 12pm – 1pm) and Sat-Sun 8:30am-4pm

For more information about this animal, call:
Harris County Pets at (281) 999-3191
Ask for information about animal ID number A551497

Follow Delilah’s plight on the volunteer social media page, Harris County Animal Shelter Pets in Need.  Share her story with approved rescue organizations, friends, family and social media contacts. No dog is rescued until they are safely out of the shelter.



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