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Volunteer pleads for help for sweet dog at animal control

On Thursday, a volunteer for the Chicago Animal Care and Control in Ill., reached out to the National Dog News Examiner for assistance with a sweet dog who desperately needs to be rescued.

Sugar is in need of rescue from CACC
CACC Transfer Team

The dog, dubbed "Sugar," came in as a stray and her sweet disposition initially made her available for general adoption. Unfortunately, she has tested heart-worm positive and now, she can only be made available to a rescue agency.

The following tidbit was shared about Sugar:

She is VERY sweet....she is a tad shy with dogs, but is not aggressive at all..just needs slow intros. I would guess her at around 2 or so. She is about 45lbs

Another volunteer added that she,

Loves people, belly rubs and rolling in the grass.

If not for the heart-worm diagnosis, Sugar would have been available for adoption on July 20 - today, she needs the help of a rescue agency to save her life. Please take a moment to network this adorable girl's information and help her find the help that she needs to leave this facility.


  • Sugar identification number A113003
  • Facebook thread for Sugar here
  • Labrador retriever mix
  • Weight - approximately 45 pounds
  • Learn more about why dogs are "rescue only" at this link
  • If you’re a rescue group that wants to apply to pull from Chicago ACC, please fill out a Homeward Bound Application below and fax to 312-747-1409 along with your IL Dept. of Agriculture License and 501c3.

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