Two dogs are waiting and hoping for a chance to live, but it doesn’t look good. Not much is known about the two Akitas in Kennel 79 at the Inland Valley Humane Society in Pomona, California. The shelter doesn’t do much to help the volunteers network the dogs. There are no kennel cards and no names, and they only allow certain rescues to pull the dogs. Apparently, they believe death is better than letting the dogs have a chance at life with a rescue group.
One of the Akitas is around seven years old. He was visited by a volunteer, and she wrote that he is very calm and laid back. He seems to be a sweet, friendly dog.
The shelter is high-kill. Out of hundreds of dogs, the volunteers wrote:
Many healthy breeds and mutts die weekly. Adoption fees $66. Plus only certain rescues can pull. No husky, shepherd, or pitbull rescues in Southern California have signed up to rescue there so these breeds have no advocate or anyone watching out for them except random volunteer photographers and crossposters.”
Remember, crossposters, the dogs’ only chance at rescue means you must “share” links and not merely “like” them on Facebook in order for them to reach a wider group of possible rescues. Thank you!
- Facebook thread
- Save Inland Valley Humane Society Dogs FB page
- List of approved rescues
- ID# I1234645 (for older Akita) Younger Akita: Unknown
- Inland Valley Humane Society (IVHS) & SPCA, 500 Humane Way, Pomona CA 91766
- Phone 909-623-9777
- Kennel and Adoption Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am — 5:30 pm, Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Office Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:00 am — 5:30 pm, Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
If interested in adopting or rescue, you can contact:
Misty Reiss, Shelter Services Supervisor
Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA
Office (909) 623-9777 ext. 612
Inland does not post kennel cards on their dogs. You must call them directly for any additional information about the dogs. Give them the control number and/or the kennel number for the dog with a brief description of the dog. The volunteers wrote:
Kennels that house multiple dogs are next to impossible for volunteers to get Control #s for. Pictures are taken and Kennel numbers provided. If a specific dog interests you, we encourage You to CALL or VISIT the shelter directly for status.”
Sharing saves lives. Please forward this article about these two Akitas to your friends, family and coworkers so that maybe these dogs will be lucky enough to get out of the shelter alive. Even if you can’t help these dogs, someone you know might be able to. Sharing only takes a moment; please do it for the dogs at Inland Valley Humane Society.
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