Target: United States Animal Rescue Organizations
Goal: House and rehabilitate dogs removed from negligent ‘rescue shelter’
Recently, over 130 dogs were rescued from an Apple Valley rescue shelter. The supposed shelter, Rainbow’s End Animal Sanctuary, was failing to provide the care it promised – the dogs were living as one large pack with little to no human interaction. Some of the dogs were so malnourished that they were eating dirt to survive. Others were suffering from untreated broken bones. Some of them suffered from conditions so severe that they had to be immediately euthanized.
After the dogs were rescued by San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control officers, they were taken to the county’s animal shelter in Devore. Due to the conditions in which they lived, many of the dogs are suffering from extensive physical injuries and need social rehabilitation. These special needs make it impossible for any of the dogs to be adopted at this time. Instead, the dogs must be taken in by other qualified animal rescue groups. If they are unable to be taken in, some of the dogs, including puppies, may have to be euthanized in order to prevent overcrowding of the shelter.
To avoid having to euthanize any of the dogs, the San Bernardino County Animal Shelter is asking for county-approved rescue groups to take the dogs in and provide them with the necessary medical care, love, and attention they need. By signing the petition below, you will urge the nation’s animal rescue shelters to take these dogs in and help them find permanent homes.
Dear Animal Rescue Shelters,
Recently, over 130 dogs were rescued by San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control officers. These dogs were living in deplorable conditions. They were living as one large pack with little to no human interaction. Many of them were malnourished, surviving off of dirt, while others suffered from untreated broken bones.
Although the dogs are now receiving professional care at the county’s shelter, they will not be able to stay there forever. Unfortunately, due to the extensive physical and emotional trauma they have endured, they cannot be adopted at this time. The shelter will soon need to make room for incoming animals, and if these dogs are not taken in by qualified rescue shelters, they will be euthanized. We are urging you to please take these animals in and provide them with the care and attention they need. They have suffered so much and deserve to have the opportunity to find loving homes.
[Your Name Here]
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