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Urgent 'death row' New York shelter dog named Echo has one last day

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Described as a female, three-year-old gray and white pit bull mix, Echo was found by police officers on Feb. 9 roaming the New York streets. The friendly girl just jumped into the back of the patrol car, and upon arrival at New York City Animal Care and Control in Manhattan, the officers wished her good luck and hoped someone would adopt her and take Echo home.

By now, Echo has developed a cough; commonly referred to as "kennel cough."

Just a few days after her arrival, Echo's behavioral evaluation proved she had no problems being handled and showed no aggression with any other dog.

A week later a volunteer who has spent some time with Echo states her opinion:

"Echo is a very pretty blue nose with the most amazing and gripping eyes. I had the pleasure to meet her again yesterday and discovered an entirely different dog. Echo was indeed quite all over the place when I first met her, and she has transformed into one lovely and well behaved girl who has kept her liveliness and sociability. Echo loves company. She is super welcoming in her kennel, all eyes on her potential caretaker, body wiggling and tail wagging. She walks beautifully on the leash and eliminates on the way. Echo seems to like other dogs met in the street and salutes in a very friendly manners her housemates in the ward. Echo knows a few basic commands. She sits, stays, comes when I call her and hops on the bench near me for a cuddling session. She is very friendly and quite affectionate.Echo has tons of positive and endearing comments from other volunteers on her walking log and this is just because she is an awesome pup."

What a shame it would be to lose this wonderful young dog because her story has not been told to the person who will ultimately save her life.

Follow Echo's thread on Facebook by clicking here.

Echo can easily be adopted directly from the shelter by filling out an online application here and paying a $50 reservation fee by credit card. You then MUST pick up Echo IN PERSON within 48 hours.
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) : About AC&C

When inquiring about Echo, please refer to A0991364. Her story has been shared 3,641 times; please continue to help her until she is safe.

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