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Piercing blue eyes of Siberian husky beg for rescue from busy NYC shelter

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On August 27, Balto, a one-year-old stunning black and white Siberian husky mix was picked up as a stray and brought to the busy Staten Island facility of New York City Animal Care and Control. His anticipated exit date to be eligible for adoption is September 4.

Balto has been listed on Urgent Death Row Dogs of New York, and it is important to share his story and the limited information available about him thus far.

According to Balto's intake medical exam:

"Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive 0A02167207 BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed handling Neutered~1yr EENT:WNL No fleas/ticks seen Nosf
Weight 52.0"

This beautiful dog has been reported to be friendly.

Follow the Facebook page by clicking here as volunteers share Balto's photo and story to help him find an approved rescue organization or a new home.

Please click here for his PetHarbor information.

You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions. Please make sure to reference A1012056 when making inquiries. The Staten Island facility is located at:

3139 Veterans Road West
Staten Island, NY 10309
Shelter Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., seven days a week
Adoption Hours: Noon to 7:00 p.m., seven days a week
Closed on all Holidays and Training Days.

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