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Silver muzzled senior Boxer surrendered: Owners just can't be bothered anymore

Her previous owners just turned around and left; poor Ginger is so depressed. She doesn't understand where her family went.
Her previous owners just turned around and left; poor Ginger is so depressed. She doesn't understand where her family went.
J J Nielson

Ginger may have thought she earned a nice retirement at eight-years of age; her beautiful silver muzzle and her red and white coat brought lots of affectionate scratches and kind words in the past. Unfortunately, on July 14, this dog's whole world changed.

Ginger is an owner surrender at the East Valley Animal Control in Van Nuys, California. Click here for her PetHarbor description. Please reference #A0867872.

She thought the day her family dumped her that she was just going to play; that's what they told her. No one ever returned.

A volunteer writes:

"She's an owner surrender and was dumped because she was labeled destructive! Asked by the attendant what exactly that meant, the owner got frustrated and just said they just can't be bothered anymore!"

And that's how Ginger wound up at a shelter with a death sentence hanging over her head within 24 hours unless a foster, adopter, or a rescue organization steps forward to help.

City of Los Angeles East Valley Animal Shelter
14409 Vanowen St
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Spay/Neuter Clinic on site.

Shelter Hours
Monday and Holidays: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Follow volunteers and humane advocates as they share this dog's emergency plight on social media. A Facebook page to help Ginger can be accessed by clicking here. Please share Ginger's story with your friends, family and coworkers. It only takes a few moments to pass this story on; it only takes one person to save Ginger's life.

Additional information is available by clicking here.

Please direct all inquiries to Mary E. Koger and call 760.580.9311.

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