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Happy dog unknowingly wagging his tail as owners dump him at high kill shelter

Chester is neutered, great with kids, and loves all dogs.
Chester is neutered, great with kids, and loves all dogs.
Donna Wall

UPDATE! Chester has been rescued. He is safe! Thank you everyone for sharing, praying, and supporting animal rescue.

His owners told Chester that he was going for a car ride. His owners told Chester they were just going away for a few minutes, and they would be back for him. Chester thought he understood; the happy dog's tail wagged as his owners walked away and never bothered to turn around.

A five-year-old super friendly neutered dog, Chester is now at San Bernardino City Animal Shelter where dogs are killed with little regard to how friendly they are, how young they are, or even what breed they are; the day their "holds" are up, might very well be their last day of life.

Click here for Chester's PetHarbor listing. He is listed as a Doberman Pinscher, however volunteers who have met this delightfully friendly pooch states he looks more like a mix between a Doberman and a hound dog. You can be the judge.

Follow Chester's Facebook page as humane advocates pledge funds for his rescue. A private individual is also welcome to show Chester a new, improved future where he will live his entire life with love and proper care.

A volunteer who has met Chester states he loves big and small children, big and small dogs, but does not like cats. Chester also likes to dig. Volunteer Alice states:

"I'm crying because he's so happy and will most likely be killed. Please get him out."

The San Bernardino City Shelter is located at 333 Chandler Place in San Bernardino, Calif. Please call 909-384-1304. The shelter is closed on Sunday and Monday. From Tuesday through Saturday, hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If interested in Chester, please refer to A468851.

Please share Chester's story with your friends, family and coworkers. Sharing saves lives; this dog should be able to find a home very quickly because he is so loving and so kind. Maybe the next person you share his story with will immediately feel a special bond, and be the reason Chester gets to continue wagging his tail.

Chester arrived at the shelter on July 9 and will be ready to go home with his new human on July 16. Please help to make this happen.

Please take a moment and watch Chester's short video. His tail is still wagging.

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