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Update on Figueroa, the dog left in danger in California animal control

Figueroa's freedom ride
Figueroa's freedom ride
Project Buddy Rescue

Shortly before Christmas, a two-year-old dog named "Figueroa," arrived to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Baldwin Park, Calif.

The young, pit bull mix, had been to the facility before...the first time he was reclaimed after nearly two weeks, but on his most recent impound, his owners failed to show up.

As the days turned into weeks, Figueroa's fate appeared grim. The facility put the stressed dog through a temperament test and he failed the dog to dog interaction.

When the sand had almost completely drained from Figueroa's hour-glass, he received the life-saving reprieve that so many people were hoping for.

At the eleventh hour, a rescue organization in Kingston, Wash., was able to arrange for Figueroa to be pulled out of the animal control facility and yesterday, he was en route to his new digs.

The agency, Project Buddy Rescue, shared this update on Wednesday:

For those of you following FIG here he is. He's enjoying his Freedom ride to a very happy life! More photos to come.
To donate to his rescue please do so by using PayPal
projectbuddyrescue@gmail.com

Prior story about Figueroa here.

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