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Doxie alert: Rescued purebred Dachshund ready for his new home

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Just in case you've been wondering if purebred dogs ever get dumped at animal shelters, just take a look at handsome Jesse. It seems his previous owner was relocating, but Jesse wasn't invited and inevitably became yesterday's trash. At the high kill shelter in Atlanta, Georgia where this purebred, four-year-old Dachshund was surrendered, there isn't even a mandatory "hold" time; Jesse could have been euthanized at any moment.

Fortunately for Jesse, Angels Among Us Pet Rescue stepped in and rescued him. Here is what Jesse says about himself as he patiently waits for his new family at a local foster home:

"I am one month shy of my 4th birthday and I am a whopping 13 lbs. of cuteness! My foster mom thinks I am a real catch! I am playful, housebroken, good with kids, kitties and other doggies. I have the perfect disposition; not hyper but not a couch potato either."

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Please email inquiry@angelsrescue.org or submit your application online at www.angelsrescue.org/adopt and arrange for a meet and greet.

Learn more about Angels Among Us Pet Rescue at www.angelsrescue.org., and be sure to follow this organization on Facebook to see more amazing stories of rescue and adoption. This 501(c)3 organization is made up of volunteers dedicated to saving dogs and cats from northern Georgia's high kill shelters. There are so many animals who end up in shelters, and the majority of them are euthanized because of lack of space.

Please share the stories of these wonderful rescue pets with your friends, family and coworkers. Thousands of beautiful animals continue to find "pawsome" homes because of sharing. Take a moment and send this story of Jessie to one of your friends. When Jessie finds the perfect home, another spot will be open for the next dog or cat in desperate need.

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