Gordo immediately made a lasting impression on the volunteers at Floyd County Animal Shelter; the black and white bull dog mix was shaking and trembling with fear as his owners surrendered him to an unknown fate this past week. Gordo is a dog who has cried because he has been abandoned by the very humans he once called his family.
Allegedly Gordo was surrendered because “he ate his doghouse.” Don’t dogs frequently chew out of boredom? Was Gordo given the appropriate attention and training he deserved? Does chewing deserve a death sentence?
Sadly Gordo’s story is not unique. Too many owners treat these tender souls as disposable property. Young, well-behaved dogs are too often surrendered to animal shelters that euthanize healthy pets because of overcrowded conditions.
Good canine citizens don’t necessarily just happen; our roles as pet parents dictate we help our four-legged companions learn the basics of acceptable behavior with patience and kindness.
And now #13D-1165 is on borrowed time, but he has captured the hearts of hundreds of animal lovers on Facebook who are hoping to raise the needed funds to help an approved rescue help Gordo find a new life.
If you are interested in helping Gordo, please follow the directions carefully to ensure no one misses an important email:
“IF YOU WANT TO RESCUE OR ADOPT ONE OF THESE ANGELS, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY: YOU MUST WRITE__ ” RESCUE OFFER ” in the subject line of the email or WE WILL MISS THE OFFER OF RESCUE /ADOPTION AND THEY WILL BE KILLED! PLEASE DO THIS CORRECTLY, AS THEIR LIVES DEPEND ON IT!!
PLEASE CONTACT ALL PARTIES BELOW ~ SO NO ONE MISSES AN OFFER!
HOPE at email@example.com
Ronda (704) 288-7272 – you can text me at the number too,, I’ll try to help the best I can !!
Poor babies are located here :Floyd County animal shelter, Rome GA Telephone number: 706-236-4545
******ALL OFFERS OF SPONSORSHIP $$$$ ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED! PLEASE, HOWEVER, DO NOT JUST POST THEM ON THE THREAD ~~~ ALL SPONSORSHIP OFFERS MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY TO: HOPE at firstname.lastname@example.org & RONDA at Rondawoman22@aol.com. ***NO MONEY WILL BE COLLECTED UNTIL THERE IS CONFIRMED RESCUE!”
Always verify the organization you are dealing with prior to donating. Please read the instructions carefully as posted by Floyd County Animal Care.
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