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Need Home For two Black Labs Or They Go To Pound
7/26/14 | OneVike

Posted on 07/26/2014 9:52:59 PM PDT by OneVike

OK, I do not normally go out of my way for something like this, but I cannot sit back and do nothing when a young girl asks me to help. So, I am stepping up to see if anyone is willing to help, because this is an emergency. I have a friend, has done all she can to find a home for her two black Labrador dogs, Who have been together since they have been puppies. My friend Megan is just 15, and I am a friend of her grandfather, but she friended me on facebook and has become a good friend. Well, Megan's family is moving from Chico to Rancho Cordova and pets are not allowed at the new residence.

One is a male of almost 5 named Liberty, and the other is a female name Freedom of the same age. Liberty is not fixed, but Freedom is, and a home is needed by tomorrow or they go to the pound.

I know this is an extremely shorty notice, but I found out about the situation less than an hour ago, when Megan sent me a personal message pleading for my help. I promised I will do all I can, but even then I could not promise success.

We live in Chico California, so if anyone lives in this vicinity and has an ability to help, I am pleading on behalf of Megan for some help.

This is her plea,My two black labs "Freedom" (Male) & "Liberty" (Female), cannot go with us. I need to know by tomorrow (at the absolute LATEST) if anyone can take them. They're about 5 years old and they're good dogs. Liberty is fixed but Freedom is not. If you can only take one that's fine too. Although they've been together pretty much since birth so it may be hard on them. Contact me as soon as possible. If YOU cant take them ask someone in your family. It would be much appreciated. My grandma said the only other option is to take them to the pound and I don't wanna do that.


Liberty (Male) approx 5 years old


Freedom (Female) approx 5 years old


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KEYWORDS: doggieping; dogs; female; labs; male
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I know there are a lot of good dog lovers out there. These are two healthy Labs in the prime of their life. I cannot see them being ignored or left to be, well you know the inevitable if they are not taken in.
1 posted on 07/26/2014 9:53:00 PM PDT by OneVike
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To: Joe 6-pack

Doggieping — can anyone help?


2 posted on 07/26/2014 9:54:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: OneVike

I’ve posted to my Facebook friends, but how can people contact you or her?


3 posted on 07/26/2014 9:56:11 PM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: OneVike

” a home is needed by tomorrow or they go to the pound. “

This is REALLY short notice — is there somewhere they could be kept for a few days or a couple of weeks?


4 posted on 07/26/2014 9:56:30 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: JesusBmyGod; buffyt; rom; persistence48; Hanna548; DvdMom; leftyontheright; FrdmLvr; jblann1; ...
Home needed for dogs, anyone interested, or can you help? If no one steps up they will go to the pound. Liberty on left is a male, Freedom on right is female and they have been together since they were puppies.


5 posted on 07/26/2014 9:57:46 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

I had a chocolate (liver color) lab.
I’ve known several dogs in my life, I’m now quite old, and the lab was probably the best all around: temperment, intelligence, friendly—the whole package.
He was a good boy and I still miss him.


6 posted on 07/26/2014 9:58:39 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Technical Editor

Contact me I will be here


8 posted on 07/26/2014 9:59:15 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: leapfrog0202

The family is in Northern Ca, about 100 mikles North of Sacramento


10 posted on 07/26/2014 10:00:21 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

I don’t know where you are located, but there are organizations throughout the U.S. that work for Labrador Retriever rescues. Look it up by doing a search; depends on what part of the country you’re in.


11 posted on 07/26/2014 10:01:42 PM PDT by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE US OF US CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: OneVike

Freedom is the male, Liberty is the female.

The male is fixed.

OOPs.


12 posted on 07/26/2014 10:02:04 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Please tell your friend to try to find a no-kill animal shelter — some of those take dogs and try to get them adopted.

Looks like she is in N CA— I heard of a place in So CA, in the LA area that she can at least call, maybe they can recommend a place closer to her that would take the dogs.

http://petorphans.org/

7720 Gloria Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Phone: (818) 901 - 0190

“Pet Orphans is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of companion animal welfare and to combating overpopulation, abandonment and the need for euthanasia. We have been rescuing, rehabilitating and placing animals in loving “forever homes” for 40 years”

Something like this would be an option on such short notice.

If they really care for the dogs, they might even want to donate to such organization for taking the dogs.

She should check in her area, or call up Pet Orphans and maybe they know of similar no-kill shelters in her area.


13 posted on 07/26/2014 10:03:01 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: OneVike

That’s not going to help; I can’t monitor the Facebook post, I’m afraid.


14 posted on 07/26/2014 10:03:15 PM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: SatinDoll

Thank you, I will do a search.


15 posted on 07/26/2014 10:03:54 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Well, I put the link to this post, so they can join and write you here if they’re not a member of FR, I guess. That’s the best I can do.


16 posted on 07/26/2014 10:04:29 PM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: Innovative

Thanks, I gave her the URL link to this thread and will keep in touch with her.


17 posted on 07/26/2014 10:05:12 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Sorry, posted So. CA info instead of No. CA. Here’s the right info in case no one else can help:

http://labrescue.org/

Here are their representatives phone numbers by area code from their contact page:

GGLRR Lab Rescue Representatives for your Area Code (8am - 8pm)

Our volunteer Reps are donating their personal time & phones so please only call during reasonable daytime hours (8am - 8pm).

415 Area Code
Allison 415-806-2490 (surrenders only)
Candace 415-860-5456 (call or text)

650 Area Code
Jennifer 650-430-5357 (call or text)

707 Area Code
Judy T. 707-480-8469
Carol 415-892-4674

408 Area Code
Kris 415-652-6091 (call or text)
Joan 408-416-1680 (call or text)

510 Area Code
Dave 415-686-4248 (surrenders only)
Joan 408-416-1680 (call or text)
Dale 510-333-2629 (call or text)
Darcy 650-743-0381 (call or text)

925 Area Code
Sandy 650-303-2436 (surrenders only)
Marilyn 925-932-9966
Laura 973-580-0049

If you have left a message for one of the volunteer reps listed above and haven’t received a return call within a few days please call the alternate rep (or another rep if there is no alternate for your area code).


18 posted on 07/26/2014 10:05:29 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: SatinDoll

I found the following in northern California. They might be able to help you.

Golden Gate Labrador Rescue - labrescue.org


19 posted on 07/26/2014 10:06:39 PM PDT by SatinDoll (A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN IS BORN IN THE US OF US CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: OneVike

Have her check out:

http://www.adoptapet-directory.com/DOGS/US/CA/CITY/1&nokill

She can look and see if there is something closer to her.


20 posted on 07/26/2014 10:07:06 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: OneVike

Why such short notice, by the way? That’s very odd. Didn’t they know before this?


21 posted on 07/26/2014 10:07:12 PM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: OneVike

Thanks - I first saw “chino” instead. My mistake.


22 posted on 07/26/2014 10:07:24 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: OneVike
If she can't find homes for them by tomorrow, have her call Happy Tales Pet Sanctuary, which is in Sacramento, just west of Rancho Cordova, on Folsom Boulevard. (the main drag through Rancho Cordova). They are a no-kill shelter that adopt out dogs and cats (we got two rescue cats there a month ago after we had to finally put down our last rescue cat we also got from Happy Tails) Their phone number is (916) 556-1155. Great people there.
23 posted on 07/26/2014 10:08:53 PM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: Technical Editor
She is doing it PM on facebook. considering posting a thread for her. If I do I will let you know. What is your facebook, if you friend me I will accept and let you know. I am Chuck Ness
24 posted on 07/26/2014 10:09:07 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Here there seem to be one righ tin Chico, CA:

No-Kill Animal Shelters in California by City - Adoptapet ...

http://www.adoptapet-directory.com/directory/US/CA/CITY/1&nokill

47 matches - No-Kill Animal Shelters in California of United States of America (US) sorted by City. ... and resources to rescuing homeless pets from animal shelters who are often moments .... Po Box 6455, Chico CA US 95927 Ph:(530)896-1599


25 posted on 07/26/2014 10:09:29 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Technical Editor

Bad timing and bad communication. Don’t blame the girl. She needs help now.


26 posted on 07/26/2014 10:10:44 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Swordmaker

Great, thanks


27 posted on 07/26/2014 10:11:36 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

She hasn’t been trying very hard, has she — I was finding several potential no-kill shelters in just a few min — without being familiar with the area, just Google.

If she really cares for those dogs, she needs to do some searching and look in the phone book for no-kill shelters, since the time is so short, something like that might be the only quick solution.

And since the shelters depend on donation, I would highly recommend that she donates them for taking her dogs and hopefully find homes for them.


28 posted on 07/26/2014 10:12:01 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Wow, that is great. I just passed that on to her.


29 posted on 07/26/2014 10:14:28 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

Mark Thompson of KFI does a lot of work in this area and features a dog each week on his show -

About Thompson & Espinosa

Listen live to Mark Thompson and Elizabeth Espinosa weekdays on KFI.

Call: (800) 520-1KFI
Text: 640640
Email: tandekfi@clearchannel.com

Read more: http://www.kfiam640.com/onair/thompson-espinosa-53899/#ixzz38dvHgCyW


30 posted on 07/26/2014 10:14:28 PM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: Technical Editor; OneVike

How about communicating via Freepmail to provide each other your outside email?

Since it is so easy to have several email addresses, that shouldn’t be a problem and if things are looking up, you might even actually exchange phone numbers — to save those two lovely dogs.


31 posted on 07/26/2014 10:15:02 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

They are not that well off, that is why they are forced to move where they can afford to live. So donating is not in their bufget.


32 posted on 07/26/2014 10:15:59 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Swordmaker
Oops, misspelled. . . Damn auto correct.

Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary,
6001 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 556-1155

33 posted on 07/26/2014 10:16:06 PM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: Innovative

Sure, freepmail me.


34 posted on 07/26/2014 10:16:30 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Innovative

She hasn’t been trying very hard, has she — I was finding several potential no-kill shelters in just a few min — without being familiar with the area, just Google.

If she really cares for those dogs, she needs to do some searching and look in the phone book for no-kill shelters, since the time is so short, something like that might be the only quick solution.

And since the shelters depend on donation, I would highly recommend that she donates them for taking her dogs and hopefully find homes for them.


She’s only 15 and who knows what circumstances are behind the move or when she found out she had to give her dogs away. Not trying to be a jerk, but we have no idea why this is so last minute. Who knows, maybe Grandma didn’t tell her or just now found a place (maybe with friends??) until they can settle somewhere.

I just read this and picture a broken hearted teenage girl and 2 dogs that don’t deserve to be in a pound where they will be possibly be euthanized.


35 posted on 07/26/2014 10:17:27 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: OneVike; Technical Editor

The shelters would probably take the dogs, if you find the right one.

You misunderstood — I don’t have any other info or help — it appeared the technical editor had some ideas to help, but needed an email address that he can provide others, if someone is interested.


36 posted on 07/26/2014 10:19:57 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Swordmaker; Innovative; doug from upland; Technical Editor; SatinDoll; leapfrog0202; tumblindice

We found a place. Thank God,


37 posted on 07/26/2014 10:20:40 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

bttt. -— now I’m go to have a hard time sleeping all
the way over here in FL


38 posted on 07/26/2014 10:21:44 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: Swordmaker; Innovative; doug from upland; Technical Editor; SatinDoll; leapfrog0202; tumblindice

Wait maybe not. Hold the phone.


39 posted on 07/26/2014 10:21:59 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: OneVike

“Wefound a place. Thank God,”

Fantastic! Really great news.


40 posted on 07/26/2014 10:22:03 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Shame on you! Maybe Grandma didn’t tell her until today that the dogs couldn’t come with her. Besides, you have no idea what she is doing on her own to find the dogs a home.


41 posted on 07/26/2014 10:22:04 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: OneVike

Great news! ...just saw that


42 posted on 07/26/2014 10:22:47 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: krunkygirl

I know, I will be on this till I know, or I may be shocking me wife, and that will not be good.


43 posted on 07/26/2014 10:23:25 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Innovative

Sure, freepmail me.


44 posted on 07/26/2014 10:24:25 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Kirkwood; OneVike

“Besides, you have no idea what she is doing on her own to find the dogs a home.”

Well, she had to know they are moving and if I could find several potential no-kill shelters in minutes, without having any familiarity with the area, it does make one wonder. I certainly believe that OneVike had no advanced notion, but the girl should have known.


45 posted on 07/26/2014 10:27:10 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: OneVike

Happy Tails requires no donations. I get the impression they have a large endowment from an inheritance. Even adopting animals is low cost. . . we got one cat for $25, second free and even discounts off that for seniors. They do spaying, chipping, shots, everything. It’s all run by volunteers.


46 posted on 07/26/2014 10:27:23 PM PDT by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft insult free zone... but if the insults to Mac users continue...)
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To: OneVike

Just sent you a friend request (Bonnie). So glad to hear you found a place!!


47 posted on 07/26/2014 10:28:02 PM PDT by Technical Editor
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To: OneVike

More places to check out — see if there is anything close enough to Chico:

http://www.nokillnetwork.org/d/California/


48 posted on 07/26/2014 10:30:58 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Technical Editor

Maybe not. Had me convinced, but now I am not sure.


49 posted on 07/26/2014 10:31:23 PM PDT by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting for a ride home)
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To: Innovative

The girl is 15, which means she can’t drive. Tomorrow (right now!) is Sunday, another potential impediment...


50 posted on 07/26/2014 10:33:03 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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