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Bonded senior tiny pooches surrendered to shelter after owner evicted from home

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Yolo, a disheveled ten-year-old Shih Tzu mix and her bonded little pal, five-year-old Chihuahua, Nancy were evicted from their homes and dumped together at Manhattan's New York City Animal Care and Control on July 9. No one came for them; the two terrified tiny dogs are now listed in the Urgent Death Row category.

Although both dogs have been listed in the Urgent Death Row Dog section, there has been no "exit" date announced. Yolo has been completely surrendered; Nancy's ultimate custody still hangs in limbo.

Let's begin with what is known about Yolo who only weighs seven pounds:

YOLO - A1006022

Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary
SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT, ALERT, RESPONSIVE, HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM Geriatric Mod to heavy tartar Female Heavily matted coat, needs grooming Very long nails trimmed

And now onto Nancy who barely weighs four pounds:

NANCY - A1006021

Medical Behavior Evaluation ORANGE
Medical Summary
SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT, ALERT, RESPONSIVE, HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM Geriatric Heavy tartar Cloudy lenses Female Very long nails trimmed Very tense and nervous, growled, tries to bite, very difficult to restrain limited PE wnl

Both of these dogs are just too small and too frail to deal with life in a high kill shelter. Below are the Facebook threads readers can follow for information on their dangerous plights:

Main thread for Yolo; please click here.

Additional thread for Yolo posted most recently; please click here.

Main thread for Nancy; please click here.

For information about New York City Animal Care and Control, please click here for adoption options.


AC&C adoption fees are as follows:

Dogs and Puppies:
Up to 6 months: $150.00
7 months to 6 years: $75.00
7 years and over: $50.00

Urgent Part 2 Urgent Death Row Dogs help to advocate for the dogs at the high kill facility while fighting to reform the shelter system and save thousands of adoptable pets every year. For more information and how you can help, please visit their website by clicking here.

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