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Heartwrenching sadness as senior dog waits to die at Calif. animal shelter

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Her eyes tell her story; the broken spirited senior just lies in her shelter without moving. Misty was found as a stray; where has she been living for the last seven years and why hasn't her family come around to the San Bernardino City Animal Control to claim their sweet dog?

She arrived on June 20, and within a day her sadness so overwhelmed her, Misty just curled up and "turned off."

Volunteers say Misty (A467768) looks more like a Plott Hound, however she has been listed as a pit bull mix according to her PetHarbor listing. A volunteer writes:

"Shelters need to stop referring to these mixed breed dogs as pit bulls, since unless they're doing genetic testing, they really have no idea what breed the dog is. Just call her a sweet mutt, which is more accurate and will give her a better chance of being adopted."

Check her listing by clicking here.

Follow animal advocates and humane supporters on Facebook who are working to help Misty find a home or a rescue organization that can help by clicking here.

San Bernardino City Animal Control is located at 333 Chandler Place in San Bernardino, Calif. 92408 Please call (909) 384-1304

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The shelter is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Save SBC Shelter Pets share photos and information to help the dogs find responsible new owners and companions. "Dogs taken to the shelter are not seen by public for possible adoption or rescue because they are listed on PetHarbor's Lost page for a period of four days before being moved to "adoptable" for 24 hours.

Misty's estimated "exit date" is listed at June 27, at which time she will be available for adoption; if not claimed she will be most likely be euthanized.

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