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In Danger: Three dogs left at animal shelter which closes in days

Xavier, one of three dogs left at shelter
Xavier, one of three dogs left at shelter
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In a few short days, at the end of August, the Humane Society of Escambia County in Alabama is closing their doors forever thanks to a lack of funding.

The facility, which has been in operation for ten years, was able to drastically reduce the number of animals which were put down since the shelter opened - despite that success, the lack of county funding has made it necessary to permanently shut down, reported ABC 3 News.

Since news broke of the pending closure, most of the animals have successfully been adopted out or moved to other rescue agencies - unfortunately, there are three dogs who still remain kenneled in the increasingly quiet facility.

The three dogs who are still without a home are in danger of being put down.

The facility's executive director, Renee Jones, told ABC 3 News:

If they have no where to go if we have no where to place them at all they will most likely be put to sleep,"

The following dogs are still in need of somewhere to go within the next few days:

Xavier (CattleDog/Rat Terrier mix),
Bruno (Akita mix), and
Mannie (Corgi/Chow mix)

The facility describes Mannie as:

Mannie, Mannie, handsome and such character! His nickname is "Napoleon" because he does have the short guy complex...always trying to show the bigger guys who's boss! Mannie is a Corgi/Chow mix. He is hw pos and on slow kill treatment. He is 2 yrs old.

And Bruno:

This burly hunk o' burning love is Bruno! He is a 3 yr old Akita mix. Bruno is great with humans but he will not tolerate another least in the shelter environment. He is HW positive and is on slow kill treatment.

Last but not least, Xavier:

Xavier is an elegant 3 yr old Cattle Dog/Rat Terrier. He is super smart and loves the ladies best. His best gal pal and kennelmate is Bailey. Xavier is hw pos and on slow kill treatment.
He comes with a $150 sponsorship towards his HW treatment, and his adoption fee may be waivered for the right home!!

Anyone who can help these dogs, who are in Flomaton, Alabama, is asked to call 251-296-2275 or email

Facebook page for the Humane Society of Escambia County here.

Video of last three dogs (on Facebook) here.

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