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Imprisoned in a kennel cage for six months: 'Code Red' Rocky needs a miracle

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Since August 23, a terrier and mastiff mix named Rocky has been in Kennel 11 at the San Bernardino City Shelter; he was confiscated from his family for an undisclosed reason.

On Oct. 3, Rocky was listed on PetHarbor for adoption, but only for a day, and there has been much confusion about his release and adoption dates. Rocky is reported to be a very kind dog and appears back on the adoption site. A volunteer states:

"I have never heard bad about Rocky. I heard the staff gets him out to play after hours, and he is friendly. Obviously with being kenneled this long, he will definitely need to decompress and need patience and understanding."

A Facebook thread where animal advocates and dog lovers from across the nation come together to increase awareness of the immediate plight of these "Code Red" dogs, who are scheduled to be euthanized because of severe overcrowding in our city shelters, can be followed by clicking here.

Rocky's story can also be found by clicking here.

And one more thread, please click here.

There have been many pledges to help with Rocky, and a rescue has volunteered to take him in, however the immediate need right now is a qualified foster home.

A volunteer from San Bernardino City Shelter writes:

1. Rocky has been proven not to be aggressive,

2. Rocky gas been locked up for months,
With a little love and patience, he will make you the best pal.

3. He has over $800.00
To help.

You will be the best hero ever!
Please please help us help Rocky.
Can't you get Rocky out and then he can get a chance to thrive?"

San Bernardino City Shelter
333 Chandler Place, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00a.m to 5:00p.m Phone: (909)-384-1304

Please refer to #A452039 when inquiring about Rocky. Share his story with your friends, family, and coworkers. Be the hero that Rocky desperately needs.

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