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Senior dog in need - sitting at shelter where kennels are filled to capacity


The rescue coordinator for the Ventura County Animal Services facility in Calif., has reached out for help because the kennel runs are filled to capacity.

Tucker, a nine-year-old Labrador retriever, is one of the dozens of dogs who is in need of a place to go.

This week, the rescue coordinator wrote of the dire situation facing the facility, which strives to keep the "kill-rate" low:

Bottom line, we need kennel space TODAY and we need to keep open kennel space to see us through the 4th of July weekend upcoming, a period when we typically see scores of extra dogs come into our kennels due to holiday fireworks.

She added:

If each of the dozens of local rescues that we are partnered with could even take one or two, that would be amazing. Big dog pulls create more kennel space!

Little is known about Tucker...he is neutered and his Petharbor profile indicates that he arrived to the facility on June 25 and became available the same day - an indication that he was an owner surrender. Tucker, like the other dogs who are at the facility, needs to find a new family to call his own.

Each year, without fail, animal control facilities across the nation fill with dogs who bolt from their home on the days up to, and including, the fourth of July...the incoming dogs need somewhere to go.

Please take a moment to network Tucker's information:

  • Petharbor link here
  • TUCKER - ID#A597894
  • Camarillo Animal Services phone number: 805-388-4341
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