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Griffin: Beautiful retriever, heartworm positive, needs out of high-kill shelter

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Updated June 3. Rescued by Passion 4 Paws. Donation for treatment can be made here.

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue, this beauty has run out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter. This means the shelter may kill at any time. More information can be found on this Facebook thread.

Meet Griffin, a 2-year-old retriever. Griffin has just become available at the Greenville, South Carolina shelter. It only takes a few days for available to turn into a death sentence.

Griffin is dog and people friendly. He's a laid back kind of dog. A big sweetheart, who also knows how to sit.

Other than being heartworm positive, Griffin is healthy. All he needs now is for a rescue or foster to get him out of doggy jail, and on his way to a forever home.

Please check out his info below, and help Griffin if you can.

SEX: male
EST. AGE: 2 yr
Est Weight: 60 lbs
Health: appears healthy- hw pos
Temperament: dog friendly, people friendly.
ADDITIONAL INFO: laid back, know sit. Big sweetheart!
Available: 5/17

If you can find it in your heart to save this beauty, please contact Greenville County Animal Care Services by email at Be sure to put the pet name and ID in the subject line of your email.

Please share this article with friends in rescue, foster or who are looking to adopt a special pet. Social media has saved millions of shelter pets. Let's do our part to be sure this baby gets the chance at a forever home.

If you can't help a cat or dog in person, you can sponsor an animal by clicking here. This way a rescue can save the pet without any out of pocket expense, other than vetting and medical.



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