Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Houston TX: GOOD NEWS! RE: Very Urgent. 3-legged Jack Russell Terrier IMPOUND needs rescue from high-kill but rescue-friendly shelter. Was running loose near highway

he was rescued :-)

Small three legged dog was loose near the freeway. No one has claimed him.
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From: Sharon Rode <rodedog@peoplepc.com>
Subject: Fwd: [FWD: 04-27-15 3 legged dog
Know any rescues for 3 legged dogs.

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Subject: 04-27-15 3 legged dog bite case A1310876
From: BARC Aid <BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov>
Date: Mon, April 27, 2015 4:03 pm

Small three legged dog was loose near the freeway and the person who picked him up was scratched when he picked him up.  We had to qurantine the dog and no one has claimed him.  The quarantine is over and he is timid but no aggression just very nervous. 
Avaiable for rescue.
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Mauricio Zepeda, Foster & Rescue Coordinator - BARC Outreach
City of Houston, Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department
BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions
3200 Carr
Houston, Texas 77026
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