Who could look into this dog’s eyes and not want to save her life? Libby has had a rough first two years of life, but she is forgiving and loves people anyway! Unfortunately, Libby does not show well in her kennel. Being locked up is stressing her out, and she also suffers from Black Dog Syndrome, an often fatal condition where people don’t want to adopt black dogs, so black dogs end up getting killed in shelters no matter how sweet and gentle they are.
Libby is sweet and loving and surprisingly low key. All she wanted to do during her video debut was stand and sit next to Maria and get petted. If Maria stopped, Libby gently gave her a paw to remind her that dogs are for petting, not ignoring!
In her kennel, Libby seems fearful and barks, but once she is outside, her personality comes out and the real Libby — the affectionate, kissy and loving Libby — appears. Libby was confiscated because she was left for hours unattended in a car. She is being overlooked at the shelter. Libby has had no interest from either adopters or rescuers.
Volunteers are worried about Libby’s fate because she has been at the shelter too long and she can be killed at any time. Please share this wonderful young dog with friends and family. Libby has many, many years during which she could be sharing all the love she has to offer.
There is more information on her (Maria Sanchez and the Pups of SBC shelter) Facebook thread. Her PetHarbor page will have updated information about her availability. Libby is ID#A488519. She is at the San Bernardino City Animal Shelter, 333 Chandler Place, San Bernardino, CA. The shelter is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (adoptions end at 4:30). The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The phone number is (909) 384-1304. Rescues can contact Rescue Coordinator: Jennifer Van Ness (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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