Update 4/16/2023: Adopted!
Pender County, NC – A stray German shepherd has been captured and is receiving care thanks to Animal Victory’s Court Researcher, Michelle Massie. According to Massie, the dog had been roaming around a man’s property, getting into trash; it was clear that the dog was not being cared for and was in need of help.
With the help of a trap, and Massie’s daughter, Monica, the dog was captured. Massie said:
He was scared and sweet.
We took him home. He ate, ran around, and was almost giving hugs thanking and showing how happy he was to be saved.
He was found with a chord and an unreadable note around his neck. Tonight, and until he has a forever home indoors, he will be loved, fed, and part of a family (after a MUCH needs bath).
The pup (estimated to be 9 to 12 months of age) was taken to a veterinarian and scanned for a microchip with two different machines; no chip was found.
The pup is described as friendly, affectionate, house-broken and “full of energy.” He can be fostered by Michelle’s family, but she wants a rescue group to help coordinate veterinary care and adoption screening.
If you are with a rescue agency that can help take this beautiful German shepherd under your wing, please email Michelle at email@example.com