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Shaggy abandoned stray at Brooklyn shelter in need of foster to save his life

A foster is needed to secure this dog's safety out of high kill Brooklyn shelter. Please help.
A foster is needed to secure this dog's safety out of high kill Brooklyn shelter. Please help.Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue

This shaggy, 22-pounds of adorable cuteness was found as a stray in the Brooklyn area of New York, and sadly the poor guy ended up at the high kill facility of New York City Animal Care and Control. His coat is so matted, even over his face and eyes, he can hardly see.

On Thursday, this six year old was scheduled to be euthanized. Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue has stepped up but need the public's help to make this rescue happen. A volunteer from the rescue is the voice for the little abandoned pooch:

"My family never came for me so yesterday morning I was scheduled to die. They say I'm a Portuguese Water dog or maybe a Cockapoo. Perhaps I'm a Wheaten-poo? Whatever breed I am really doesn't matter because I'm still alive and able to pray even harder tonight for someone to save my life. I am friendly and greet everyone with a hello."

Although there has been quite a bit of discussion on the Facebook thread trying to find him a home, no one has stepped forward yet, and Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue is asking for a foster home and a sponsor for any medical care this poor guy might need.

If you are interested in fostering this dog through Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, please go to their website www.nyabandonedangels.com and complete an application. There are also very informative questions and answers on the website regarding fostering and adopting.

Wouldn't this sweetheart look adorable sitting on the deck of your home or even on the dock getting ready to take a ride in the boat?

Please share his story with your friends, family and coworkers. Sharing saves lives; it only takes a few moments to send this article on to a friend who just might look at this beautiful little guy's picture and make an immediate connection.

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