It’s been about a month since we first learned about the 44 dogs HSUS took from an owner in AL and dispersed throughout the south. I thought it would be a good time to post an updated list on the efforts to track these dogs.
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But yeah, I think the HSUS plan of ignore-and-it-will-go-away is working out great.
Here is the list as it stands today:
Status: Located (20 dogs)
3 dogs at Bliss Animal Haven in Loganville, GA, 1 already adopted, 2 available for adoption
2 dogs at New Leash on Life in Wilson Co, TN, both have been adopted
3 dogs transferred from Lincoln Co Animal Services in NC to Humane Society of Charlotte. Chow Phat was adopted to a home with 3 Beagles. Chester and Bear Bear are available for adoption. Merry’s 5 pups, born in foster care, will be available for adoption in future. (See below for info on Merry.)
Status: Dead (6 dogs)
4 dogs at Lincoln Co Animal Services in NC – Murray, Harry, Buddy and dog #38805 were put in the gas chamber on 12-13-10.
2 puppies at Humane Society of Etowah Co in AL – The pups were less than 10 weeks old and came in very sick. Parvo was suspected and both were euthanized. They were the youngest of the group of 44 and the only 2 who appeared to be sick.
Status: Lost (3 dogs)
1 dog – Merry – transferred from Lincoln Co Animal Services in NC to Humane Society of Charlotte, escaped from her foster owner. There is an active search underway for her and hopefully she will be found very soon.
2 puppies lost in TN. One escaped from her New Leash on Life foster home in December and hasn’t been found. The posting on the New Leash on Life website for that pup has been replaced with a posting for Sassy, who went missing from her new home this week.
Status: Unknown (15 dogs)
10 dogs dropped at the Nashville Humane Association in TN. None listed on their website. Although I’ve been unsuccessful thus far in learning the status on these 10 dogs, you can rest assured I’ll keep trying.
2 dogs transferred from Lincoln Co Animal Services to Charlotte-Mecklenburg shelter. Their kill rate is about 65%. Both dogs are listed on Char-Meck’s site – Daisy (ID#A797513) and Markus (A797514) but neither is available for adoption. They are designated on the website as “lost pets” and kenneled in “DDTF” – Dangerous Dogs Task Force. I’m not sure what would qualify them as either lost pets or dangerous dogs.
3 dogs remain unaccounted for and I’m still looking for them. HSUS presumably remembers where they dropped them but has declined to say where that was or what the status of the 3 dogs is now.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the 3 unaccounted for dogs or the status of any of the “Unknown” dogs, please share. I’d like to know if the dogs are alive and if so, if they are available for adoption.