Carrollton, KY – In three months, this scraggly, scab-covered dog could be showing off his gleaming, healthy coat.
In three months, his terrified eyes could be filled with joy.
In three months, he could be rolling in the fallen leaves or chasing squirrels in a field.
In three months, he could be curled up next to his person, content as they enjoy a quiet moment together.
In three months, he could be alive – if someone will speak up and save his life.
This dog, listed as a Collie Mix, is located in an animal control facility in which 50% of all animals are killed. There is no adoption program – they dogs come in and are killed when there is no more space.
One passionate volunteer has brought the killing rate down to 50% – yes, down to one half of all incoming animals. Hard to imagine that this is an improvement.
This volunteer has the unsavory task of attempting to save lives in an environment not conducive to doing so.
In fact, this young dog (estimated at 1-2 years of age) is just one on a long list of dogs scheduled to be killed on Monday.
The dogs are at the Carroll County Animal Shelter – the dogs on the “E-list” are not even listed as available for adoption…perhaps they have already been pulled from the site in preparation for their death on Monday.
While they are still breathing, there is hope.
The volunteer who is advocating for these lives is Tammie Crawford.
Imagine her heartache as she gets to know these dogs…and then she sees “the list”…and then they are no more.
Imagine the frustration and the desperation.
Please circulate this dog’s information – he has zero chance of survival if nobody takes a moment to share the information.
The other dogs on “the list” include a black lab mix, 2 Hounds, a Great Dane mix, a Border Collie mix, and a Blue Heeler mix.
You can email Tammie for information on any dog at this facility.
Her contact information:
Tammie L Crawford
Director of Carroll Co Animal Support, INC
You may not think that your efforts do not make a difference – but they do. You can only “not do enough”, if you choose to do nothing at all.
It’s easy – Tweet, Like, Share. Please help save a life.
Let there be moments for these dogs…in three months.
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