Puppy returned after ‘Empty the Shelter Day’ with broken legs and fractured hip

In San Antonio, Texas, an eight-month-old puppy was returned to San Antonio Animal Care Services on Sunday not long after the shelter held an “Empty the Shelter Day” event. Sadly, the adopters were not aware of the puppy’s injuries and were not able to afford the anticipated veterinary bills associated with the needed care.

Honey will need an approved rescue organization to help. Please share her plight with friends, family and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. The puppy’s plight is being shared on social media here.

“‘Adopter did not know of his injuries because she was not allowed to walk him or put him on the ground at ACS due to his age;’”

“it wasn’t until they got him home did they figure out something was wrong and did take to the vet.. that’s how they learned about the medical issues…”

PetHarbor adoption listing:

An adoption has been processed but I cannot leave the shelter until after my stray hold.

I am a neutered male, tan Terrier.

The shelter staff think I am about 8 months old.

I was found and am currently at San Antonio Animal Care Services. If you believe you may be my owner please make arrangements to pick me up before 4:30 PM on 12/17/2020 or go straight to ACS as soon as possible. Email acscustomerservice@sanantonio.gov, with the 6 digit ID number above, for more information on reclaim procedures and requirements.

I will need confirmed adoption, foster or rescue placement by 10am on 12/18/2020.

To adopt me come on down to the shelter to meet me. Email acsadoptions@sanantonio.gov or call 210-207-6666.

To foster or rescue me through ACS please email ACSrescue-foster@sanantonio.gov or call 210-207-6669.

For more information about this animal, visit San Antonio Animal Care Services. Ask for information about animal ID number: A590754.

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