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Owner surrenders senior dog because too much work to fix the fence

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UPDATE: Lola has been rescued by the Upward Dog Rescue of San Diego. Lola has left the building by the front door.

All her life, Lola, an extremely friendly black Labrador retriever mix lived in one home; the only home she ever knew. Last Saturday, seven-year-old Lola was surrendered to the high kill San Bernardino County Animal Shelter because the dog's owner just didn't feel like fixing the fence where Lola played.

Now Lola cries in her kennel; she is just so lonely and misses her family. Sadly, they are never coming back for her.

Late last week Lola started coughing. Due to the limited funding at the shelter, upper respiratory infections often shorten the adoption alternatives. A volunteer is extremely worried about this sweet dog:

"Lola is getting sick, her sadness and disappointment put her immune system low and now she got sick. I am worried...she is older, fragile, and it will decrease her chances to be adopted. HELP!!!!!"

A Facebook thread has received pledges to help with Lola's veterinarian's charge. Follow the conversation by clicking here.

Please share this heartbreaking story of an irresponsible owner just too lazy to care for a dog who is just pining away to be reunited with her family. Please refer to #A463079

"If you want to give LOLA a home or can rescue this sweet angel please email the following people immediately (be sure to include the ID number in the subject line and the email): affrunti_ad@sbcity.org king_ra@sbcity.org, garcia_rc@sbcity.org, shuker_de@sbcity.org, sanchez_an@sbcity.org, koester_mi@sbcity.org, perez_je@sbcity.org, walker_le@sbcity.org, vanness_je@sbcity.org, lewis_de@sbcity.org, prewitt_ro@sbcity.org,
sampson_br@sbcity.org. Phone: (909)-384-1304."

Please watch Lola's video by clicking here.

Lola has very few shares. Please help to find her a safe home by sharing her story. Sharing saves thousands of lives annually.

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