TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16 **NEEDS A NEW HOPE RESCUE TO PULL** Poor Pepe, let down on so many levels, we don;t even know where to start. Pepe was surrendered to the ACC due to his owner having personal problems and Pepe having behavior issues. Pepe has only known one life; one home, one owner, he was brought from a family friend and been with his owner ever since. Too bad his owner didn't take that opportunity to give Pepe boundaries, train him, socialize him. They let him run amock, because it is cute when a puppy does it, but when the puppy becomes an adult, not so funny anymore. So now Pepe has an attitude toward the world and is dumped at a High Kill Shelter. What more can go wrong? Oh yeah, he could die. Pepe is on the euth list tonight and will surely be the first dog at the kill room tomorrow if he does not find a new home. Due to his behavior, Pepe can only be pulled by a NH Rescue. But don't let that stop you from saving his life. Email the help desk at help[[email protected] for assistance before it is too late.
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16 **NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY**
Hershe was surrendered to the ACC because of a divorce. Usually, when couples separate, one of them wants to keep the dog if there is one. It's like a child to them. Poor Hershe was not that fortunate and neither party wanted to keep her for some reason. She's a beautiful brown pitty lab mix and did not deserve to get railroaded by these people. They even sent her to the ACC with her own food because of her allergies to everything but soy. The food probably was tossed in the garbage just like they will do to Hershe if she remains there any longer. She snapped at the assessor during her safer landing her a New Hope rescue rating. With all she's probably seen, she must be beside herself with fear of what more could go wrong. Please wisk this older gal to safety by applying to a New Hope Partner tonight!
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16:**** SECOND TIME ON LIST**** Somebody at Brooklyn ACC named this young boy Sweetie Pie and reading his notes, its clear why. With wounds in “various stages of healing”, one would think he might be a bit testy about being handled. But not Sweetie Pie. Phrases used by ACC staff to describe him include “allowed all handling and was reported to be friendly…”, “displayed social behavior towards his handle…”, “readily allowed all handling portions of the assessment…”, “greets the other dog displaying soft body language…”. But Sweetie Pie took exception to that big plastic hand trying to take his toy and for that, after 3 days at the shelter, ACC deemed him New Hope only and put him on the euthanasia list. Tonight, Sweetie Pie’s only chance is for one person out there who spots him and just knows he’d be a welcome addition to their household. But unless that person works with a rescue to foster or adopt him by noon tomorrow, ACC won’t think twice about euthanizing Sweetie Pie—the young dog who more than lives up to the name they gave him.
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16: Young JD doesn’t seem to have ever had decent care. With dermatitis making his skin scab and bleed and give out a horrible smell, its fairly easy to understand why he’s a bit sensitive about being handled too much. And Brooklyn ACC isn’t particularly clear on why he’s got those skin issues—anything from “ALLERGIES (FLEAS VS FOOD VS COMBINATION) VS OTHER”. But because JD reacts when they tried to “handle” him during his behavioral evaluation, JD got handed a New Hope only rating and immediately thrown on to tomorrow’s euthanasia list. Somehow, ACC didn’t consider that other comments they made about JD include: “During intake: JD allowed all handling”; “JD has been to playgroup displaying social behavior towards other dogs and has also appeared social on relief walks towards his handlers”. So tonight, JD is looking for that one special person who can get him to a real vet and give him some relief from the pain and itching and start working on getting that black and white coat to shine again. He’ll need someone who can deal with his reluctance to be handled too much and to help him trust in us humans again. But unless that dog savvy person works with a rescue to foster or adopt him, then at noon tomorrow, JD will happily go off for what he thinks is another walk but this time, they’ll take him to that room from which no dog returns.
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16: A volunteer writes: Dressed in the most gorgeous coat I struggled during our walk to figure out what color to call it as it's so unique. I finally settled on Pewter as a description. She's gorgeous! Chanell was working so hard in her kennel to get me to notice her, and truthfully she's so beautiful you can't miss her - I told her she didn't have to work that hard! Channel went potty the moment we were outside so is likely housetrained and then pulled on her leash as we head to the park. She thinks squirrels might be fun playmates and wasn't interested in my treats. Channel is alert and curious, watching all the activities on a hot and humid summer afternoon. Posing for photos is not her thing although I keep telling her she should be a model, she's that beautiful. Channel is looking for a new person to love and a place to call home. Ask to meet her today.
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16
* ONE YEAR OLD ** Handsome Skips is barely out of puppyhood, full of energy, curious to learn and to become more. Skips arrived at the ACC of NYC as a stray. Skips impressed the policemen who found him tied in a park. This one year Staffie mix was friendly and playful with the Officers, and sat for treats for ACC Staff. He did well when the shelter performed his behavioral SAFER, but the day in and day out caging is beginning to take it's toll on this young energetic pup. It is time for Skips to get out of the shelter environment and decompress. The ACC is not going to wait, they have listed Skips to be destroyed tomorrow. Skips is only a year old and will die unless an Experienced foster or adopter steps up. He also would be best in a home with no small children. Please share, advocate, and pledge to find the person willing to help this young pup. Sociable Skips cannot die just because he is young and unable to understand why he has to be caged all the time. Skips needs exercise and patience, not death!
TO BE DESTROYED 08/30/16
A volunteer writes: Dino has a big head that features the eyes of an old soul, JOWLS, and a smile that makes him worthy of being the model for all 12 months of a pitbull calendar. His leash manners are sometimes lacking, but he makes up for it with a contagious enthusiasm: adventure, here we come! He is quiet in his cage (but has perfected his pleading face), seems housebroken, and knows "sit." He's treat-motivated and seems to be an experienced (and successful, no doubt) beggar; he rests his head on my knee and shoots me a look that would make you think he hadn't eaten in weeks! He wasn't super interested in the stuffy toys I offered him, but is a fetching super star. He's definitely curious about his surroundings and seems fairly independent, but is very friendly and waggy and it doesn't take long for his affectionate side to come out. He'll lean against my legs when I pet him, do the limbo and scratch along when I hit an itchy spot, then do a zoomie celebration that has my lap as its finish line. Once there, he thoroughly licks my face and hangs around to survey the surroundings -- so sweet! So while Dino isn't prehistoric, he does embody a timeless charm...please come meet him today!