UPDATE September 3, 2014: A dog who reached a miracle age and needed a miracle to save her, got one! We're being told that an adopter is on the way to pick up "Glenda" a 20 year old black Labrador Retriever who appeared on the City of San Antonio, Texas "urgents" list yesterday. That means she was scheduled to be euthanized if no one came forward to foster, adopt or rescue her.
Now that Glenda is on her way to live out her life, WatchDogMary wants to remind people there are many other dogs in the same Texas shelter who desperately need homes. The City of San Antonio euthanizes nearly 5,000 dogs a year. Most of the pooches can be safely transported anywhere in the US to out of state adopters or rescue groups. Click here to view available dogs, right now the shelter is at maximum capacity so they really need help.
Original article: San Antonio Pets Alive (SAPA!), a nonprofit animal welfare organization which tries to save dogs from being put to sleep by the City says, "This senior gal was an owner surrender and she deserves a quiet safe place to live out the rest of her years. Glenda is so cuddly and just wants to lay her head in you lap and have her belly rubbed. She has some growths on her rear which SAPA! will evaluate. Glenda is a 20 year old Lab blend weighing approx 45 lbs."
If you're interested in fostering, adopting or rescuing this dog, please click on SAPA's post for all the contact information. You can also make a "pledge" in the comments section of the Facebook post, saying you will donate a certain amount of money for the lab to help with her care if she is saved. This sometimes helps to attract nonprofit rescues which rely on donations.
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