Skip to comments.Unique German shepherd too frightened to look at the camera
Posted on 03/13/2012 1:41:19 PM PDT by Altariel
San Antonio, TX
When I woke up this morning to a slew of emails, I had the sinking thought, "it is going to be one of those days".
One of the days where there are multiple requests to feature dogs in need - multiple dogs who desperately need a chance.
How does one pick and choose a certain dog to feature? Trust me, it isn't easy.
But this one photo of a young, uniquely colored German shepherd a the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services facility touched my heart.
This dog is so frightened that he cannot stand.
He is so frightened that he cannot look at the camera.
This one, sad photo is all that he has to help him get out of the facility alive.
Unfortunately, there is absolutely no information provided for his profile. Nothing to indicate if he was a surrender or a stray.
Nothing that states "Loves to play ball" or "longs for affection".
All that we can see is fear.
He is still a puppy - life should be full of fun and new experiences right now. He should not be behind bars waiting to die.
He looks as if he could use a calm, reassuring person who has a soft voice and gentle hand.
(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...
You seem to post a lot of this Piggy Eims stuff from examiner.
Have you a financial stake in that sack-of-poo blog?
Two years ago this July we rescued a dachshund who had belonged to our daughter’s birth grandmother who had died. Grandma had rescued him just a year earlier from who knows what nightmare which left him with only three usable legs. When we first got him he snapped and growled. Oh, and he has asthma. 14 pounds. Now he is the happiest most joyful critter I know.
I wish I had the room to adopt an animal, I’d do it in a heartbeat.
I hope somebody will rescue him and work with a qualified dog trainer to bring his real personality out.
The linked article says he was going to be euthanized on March 6. Does anyone know if that happened? Hope not.
Thank you for posting that. :-)
My goofy pooch for some reason picked up a fear of cameras. If you try to take his picture he tries to slink away.
I don’t know for certain. Based on reading of the comments, it looks like several people want to adopt him.
Hopefully he will find a good home with a kind, responsible owner shortly.
Here is the information on the pooch:
My name is Austin(a).
I am a brown and tricolor neutered male. I am about 1 year old.
German Shepherd Dog mix
Animal Care Services - Hwy 151
No I do not.
Could you, for once, just shut up. I don’t care where he posted it from or if he’s making a million dollars doing it, if it gets this poor little puppy adopted.
That’s good to know that.
I just sent them an email saying I would adopt him. Hope I get lucky and can bring him home.
If I weren’t so far away and so poor, I would take this puppy in a heartbeat, knowing we would be Best Friends Forever!
It never occurs to you to look at the history to see if someone is using Free Republic for personal gain, abusing the donations of those who keep the place running?
People are devious. Don’t get chumped.
That makes two of us.
Dang...can we pool our resources?
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