Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Pet Rescue

German shepherd throwaway destined for euthanasia in California shelter

See also

Rescue is hard work, and finding homes for the millions of pets ending up in shelters across the nation continues to present a most daunting task. In the Orange County Shelter, there waits a young German shepherd mix with a bacterial skin infection. No one has adopted him; no one has stepped forward to give him the chance he needs.

He has no name, and his life is slated to end at any time; he has been at the shelter since Jan. 28, and his "review date" was Feb. 1.

This unaltered, four-year-old black and tan male has special needs. His skin condition has been diagnosed as pyoderma which is a bacterial skin infection with lesions that present much like "pimples" in humans.

Sadly, A1298291, has over 3,000 shares on social media, yet no one has made a commitment to his future. Many county animal shelters have no funding for medical treatment, and therefore pets with medical conditions are often euthanized to save them from further suffering. Rescue organizations have limited funding, and in order to help these beautiful castoffs, they must raise the needed medical funds through donations.

Follow along on Facebook and help to network this very special dog by clicking here.

For more information about Orange County Shelter:

"www.ocpetinfo.com. 561 The City Drive South, Orange, CA. 92868 Telephone: 714.935.6848 Hours: Monday - Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm Wed -10:00am - 7:00pm"

Please share his story with your friends, coworkers, and family.

If you would like to continue receiving the latest news on pet issues and how we can help those who cannot speak, please click the "Subscribe" icon.

Follow the National Pet Rescue Examiner on Facebook by clicking here. Please visit and "like" my page. You are welcome to submit story ideas by contacting me at cdhanna9703@aol.com.

Advertisement

Life

  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Video
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Camera
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Video
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!