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Rick, adopted from shelter as a pup, now on death row for being "too big"

Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue

Update adopted

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue, this beauty is out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter. More information can be found on this Facebook thread.

The shelter in Greenville, South Carolina is full. This sweet baby may only have a few days left. Since Rick is heartworm negative, he's available for adoption, as well as rescue.

NAME: Rick
ANIMAL ID: 20497663
BREED: pit mix
SEX: male-neutered
EST. AGE: 1 yr
Est Weight: 72 lbs
Health: hw neg
Temperament: dog friendly- people friendly
ADDITIONAL INFO: owner surrender- too big, had leg deformity as puppy, was adopted from here.
Out of time

If you can find it in your heart to save this beauty, please contact Greenville County Animal Care Services by email at Be sure to put the pet name and ID in the subject line of your email.

Please share this article with friends in rescue, foster or who are looking to adopt a special pet. Social media has saved millions of shelter pets. Let's do our part to be sure this baby gets the chance at a forever home.

If you can't help a cat or dog in person, you can sponsor an animal by clicking here. This way a rescue can save the pet without any out of pocket expense, other than vetting and medical.