Update: No one came for one-year-old Groucho Marx


Groucho Marx was a one-year-old puppy who loved to play with his toys. Tragically, his playtime came to a sudden halt on  Saturday afternoon; the New York Animal Care Center in Manhattan decided it was his time to die. No one came for him; one last romp with his favorite ball, and he was gone.

A volunteer offered her views:

“WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU ARE A YOUNG, HEALTHY PUPPY, BRIMMING WITH LIGHT AND LOVE, BUT HOMELESS AND LOST AND AFRAID IN ENORMOUS NYC AND YOU FIND YOURSELF IN ONE OF THEIR DIRTY, LOUD, CHAOTIC SHELTERS?! YOU GET FAST TRACKED TO THE EUTHANASIA LIST!”

Groucho Marx had been labeled as “Rescue Only” limiting his chances for adoption, but was it fair?

“It’s a broken system and instead of giving these sweet, loving dogs time to acclimate, they prefer to put them at risk, rather than be bothered to work with them. The shelter posted this video on the same day they kill listed him and entitled it – “Groucho…Opening Up!” So, just when they are seeing real progress with him – they kill list him?! It’s atrocious and barbaric! This is a healthy puppy, full of potential. And GROUCHO MARX has been proven to readily seek attention from handlers, is playful, affectionate, responsive, good with other dogs and listens to commands.”

PUPPY GROUCHO MARX HAS NO IDEA THAT HIS FIRST BIRTHDAY IS THE ONLY ONE HE WILL EVER SEE…

****No one came – gorgeous baby puppy, Groucho Marx, took one last romp with his ball and was KILLED**********WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU ARE A YOUNG, HEALTHY PUPPY, BRIMMING WITH LIGHT AND LOVE, BUT HOMELESS AND LOST AND AFRAID IN ENORMOUS NYC AND YOU FIND YOURSELF IN ONE OF THEIR DIRTY, LOUD, CHAOTIC SHELTERS?! YOU GET FAST TRACKED TO THE EUTHANASIA LIST! It’s a broken system and instead of giving these sweet, loving dogs time to acclimate, they prefer to put them at risk, rather than be bothered to work with them. The shelter posted this video on the same day they kill listed him and entitled it – “Groucho…Opening Up!” So, just when they are seeing real progress with him – they kill list him?! It’s atrocious and barbaric! This is a healthy puppy, full of potential. And GROUCHO MARX has been proven to readily seek attention from handlers, is playful, affectionate, responsive, good with other dogs and listens to commands! Yes, he is puppy playful but you can see in this video that he is learning quickly and is listening and accurately responding to commands and instructions. He has so much potential! Not to mention being an absolute stunner in the looks department! Beautiful markings and coloring. The world is his oyster, please don’t let the ACC take his life – he has so much more life left to live and love left to give! He will flourish in a safe, loving, environment! PLEASE HURRY – THIS IS IT!****NOT RESERVED LOVING GROUCHO MARX WILL BE KILLED SHORTLY AT NYCACC IN MANHATTAN, NY ***(Free transportation to 12 NE states for an approved adopter or foster) A staff member writes…..While it takes some time to win this shy boy's heart, the payoff is worth every moment. Time, patience, and of course treats, are all it takes to win Groucho Marx's trust, and once his trust is won he will show you his loving, playful ways.Groucho's favorite activities include running around with toys in his mouth, learning new skills (like sitting to wait for his toys to be thrown and laying down), and cuddling with his friends. The time it takes to get to know the real Groucho is time very well spent. You will be rewarded with the most loving friend you can find.FOSTERING IS FREE AND TEMPORARY AND WILL SAVE HIS LIFE! KARMA WILL REPAY YOU! TO SAVE OVERLOOKED GROUCHO MARX please CLICK ON VIDEO AND POST THERE OR MESSAGE THE Must Love Dogs – Saving NYC Dogs FB pg -https://www.facebook.com/mldsavingnycdogs/ OR EMAIL US AT MUSTLOVEDOGSNYC@GMAIL.COM – . Death row dogs are out of time!. Killing starts anytime after 12:00pm ON 3/16 – SATURDAY!! More on stunning Groucho Marx – https://www.facebook.com/mldsavingnycdogs/photos/a.745242932328646/943114685874802/?type=3&theater

Posted by Must Love Dogs – Saving NYC Dogs on Friday, March 15, 2019

Rest in peace Groucho Marx. You didn’t get a fair chance.




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