Let me give you an example of the result of your listings from last week.
You had 2 dogs listed with impound number PCC216, each a working breed, which we rescue, but each polar opposites in age, health and appearance.
We put a hold on "Kenny" aka PCC216 and a volunteer collected him yesterday and took him to the vet.
Upon being called by the vet and told that he was around 9-10 years of age and in ill health with severe skin problems, ear problems, cauliflower ears and terribly arthritic hips and hence severe pain he was euthanased as he had very poor quality of life.
Upon following up with the pound it appears that the dog we thought we were getting wasn't even on any urgent list and certainly didn't have the impound number of PCC216 so we still don't know who that dog is or whether he needs our help. In the meantime because of relying on this thread we have incurred hundreds of dollars in vet bills for a poor boy who is now at peace that we can not only ill afford but which we should not have had to wear. I certainly don't regret giving this boy his wings as he was not happy at all with the pain he was in but I am angry that the resource that every rescue group relies on (the DOL threads) should have been so wrong as to cause us to end up with the wrong dog in the first place. If you wonder why people become disillusioned with DOL this is one of the (many) reasons why.
Pound List, on 05 March 2012 - 12:54 PM, said:
PCC 216 "DUKE" KELPIE X SHEPHERD MALE 10 YRS CHIPPED DUE 8.3
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Pound List, on 05 March 2012 - 12:55 PM, said:
PCC 216 "KENNY" MALE BORDER COLLIE X KELPIE ? 2 YRS OLD OVERDUE
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