Update 8/5/14: Abigail has been rescued!
A lovely, well-rounded dog is on the brink of having her life snuffed out at a busy, high-intake animal control facility in southern California.
The dog, a six-year-old pit bull mix named "Abigail," is so well-rounded that she scored a "perfect" on her shelter administered temperament test. Despite the incredible score and her sweet demeanor, Abigail must exit the Baldwin Park animal control facility before day's end on Tuesday, or her life will come to a premature end.
On Sunday afternoon, a plea was sent via email to the National Dog News Examiner. The email, in part, reads:
Abigail A4730245 has until the of the day this Tuesday only to exit the shelter. A staff and volunteer favorite, Abigail is a 6-year old red and white female pit bull mix who earned a perfect score on her temperament test--which is no surprise since Abigail is as sweet as can be! Abigail loves to be with people and is good with dogs of all sizes.
She walks well on leash, appears to be housebroken, and loves to retrieve. She has a lot of love to give, and because she is so calm and already has some basic training, we think she would be a great choice for the first-time owner of a larger or bully-breed dog.
Abigail has what is believed to be a bacterial infection in her mammary glands; she is receiving antibiotic treatment for the inflammation. Volunteers believe that Abigail's inflammation might be the cause of her being overlooked by potential adopters.
Regardless of the reason, Abigail, and all of her sweet perfection, needs to find someone quickly - the clock is ticking and her time has nearly run out. Please take a moment to network this lovely girl's information:
- Petharbor link for Abigail here
- Link to YouTube video of Abigail here
- Los Angeles County Animal Control - Baldwin Park at (626) 962-3577
- Please direct ALL inquiries about this dog to the facility; ask for information about animal ID number A4730245
- Facebook thread for Abigail here
- Available for rescue OR to a private adopter
- Must exit by day's end on Tuesday
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