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Heartbreaking video of dog being surrendered by owner who wants her put down

Update 2/4/14: New information about Ginger here.

Via Facebook

Our dogs have an uncanny ability to know what is going on...a glance at the keys and they are ready to go for a car ride, walking towards the running shoes and they bound for the door, a mutter of "cookie," and they run for the pantry.

As such it is not a stretch to believe that they know when they are no longer wanted - to know that their life is in jeopardy, to know that they are going to die.

A volunteer who take photos and video of dogs who are at the San Bernardino, Calif. City Animal Control captured Ginger's heartbreaking disposal at the facility on Saturday.

Ginger's owner asked for her to be destroyed - the reason? He could not care for her anymore.

Ginger huddled on the floor, her entire body shaking in fear - her face pressed to the wall and her eyes wide with terror.

Her owner first tried to drag her out the door of the facility to be discarded, but finally relented and picked her up. Ginger remained terrified - defecating on herself as they walked to the back of the building.

Ginger knows that she has been discarded and she knows that she is in danger.

Please take a moment to network on behalf of this dog - her prior owner may have turned his back, but strangers have the ability to spare her life.


  • Petharbor link here
  • ID#A460620
  • Age 4 years
  • Facebook thread here

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