Hershey was already sedated and in queue to be euthanized at the Clayton County Animal Control shelter in Georgia. He was only five minutes away from being put down when word got through to the staff that a rescue had committed to taking him!
Just hours before, on Monday evening, September 24th, RADAR received an urgent request for assistance to save two dogs, Hershey and Faith. The dogs were scheduled to be euthanized early Tuesday morning. The volunteer with the group Partners with Clayton County Animal Control told us that a rescue, which was taking two other dogs, was willing to take both Hershey and Faith if someone could cover their vetting costs. RADAR immediately committed to assist these two dogs who were both very much at risk. As a result, Road to Recovery Rehab and Rescue (RRRR) in Tennessee agreed to take both Hershey and Faith!
Little is known about Hershey. This Pit Bull mix, about two-years old, arrived as a stray at the high-kill Clayton County Animal Control shelter in Georgia. Originally he was called Skittles by the shelter volunteers. What we do know for sure is that his days were numbered. But instead of being euthanized, and with only a few minutes to spare, Hershey got a much-needed new leash on life.
Hershey (as in Kisses!) is a very sweet, gentle and laid-back dog. Katie Cox from RRRR says Hershey is a love bug! Click here to see more pictures of Hershey.
RADAR has committed to pay the entire estimated $94 for Hershey’s upcoming vetting and neutering.
UPDATE! All funds for Hershey have been raised! Thank you!
UPDATE! We just learned that Hershey has been adopted!!
If you would like to help us have the ability to help other dogs, please visit our Donations page.
Thank you to the following contributors, who have given specifically to Hershey:
Michele Scheck; Liz & John Partlow; Jennifer Kleme; Diana Berkstresser
Added on September 29, 2012.