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Surrendered to high kill shelter in Miami small Shih Tzu needs rescue help

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His name is Chip, and this adorable black and white Shih Tzu was surrendered by his owner to the high kill Miami-Dade Animal Services. Barely one-year-old, there were no reasons given for his surrender, but that makes little difference to Chip.

Surrendered dogs can be euthanized at anytime.

Urgent Dogs of Miami, a networking site run by volunteers, are trying their best to find a foster facility or home for Chip before his young life is snuffed out. Obviously, his previous irresponsible owners never took the time to train this little guy or they just lost interest.

Puppies don't arrive with perfect manners; it is up to all of us to help these dogs become great canine citizens.

Chip's photo and story have been shared 66 times, but as of this Tuesday morning, there have yet been no rescue commitments.

Interested in helping Chip? Please refer to #A1604669.

Follow Chip's story on Facebook by clicking here, and please share this urgent plea for help with friends, family, and coworkers. Humane advocates are pledging funds for a qualified rescue organization able to help Chip.

Following is more information on the Miami-Dade Animal Services. Please read the directions carefully, and help to save a life:

Miami-Dade Animal Services
7401 NW 74 Street
Miami, FL 33166
Phone # 305-884-1101

The following information has been posted by the Urgent Dogs of Miami for reference:

If you are interested in adopting/fostering or rescuing, please read our note: https://www.facebook.com/notes/urgent-dogs-of-miami/how-to-adoptfosterre...

List of rescues that can pull for adopters/fosters:
http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=209944155706662

Also, PLEASE read our note re: rescue rules and info: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=213416715359406

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