Death Sentence Averted with Pit Bull Makes Friends at Rescue

Pit Bull

A dog now called Takoda is very lucky to be alive.  This super happy Pit Bull found his way inside of a Fulton county dog pound, because he was found roaming the streets.  Takoda’s owner never came to claim him and his fate was up in the air.  Many dogs just like Takoda are put to sleep each and everyday in the United States.  But lucky for Takoda and his amazing personality, he was spared from the death sentence.  Because this canine was so sweet and happy, he made tons of friends while at the pound.  The staff really loved Takoda and couldn’t bear the thought of putting him to sleep.  But the pound being limited on funding, simply couldn’t keep the dog much longer.  Takoda was scheduled to be put down on June 19th.

The somber day of June the 19th came and that afternoon Takoda was going to be put down, if no one came to his rescue.  On that same very day a member of the Henry County Humane Society came by the pound and picked Takoda out from all the animals at the pound.  This was Takoda’s lucky day and his death sentence was overturned!  Then he was transported to the Pit Crew.  The Pit Crew is a special place where Pit Bulls are housed and taken care of, before they are adopted out.  This Pit Bull rescue group specializes in the breed and works hard to take these animals out of pounds.  It seems that some local pounds target Pit Bulls, because they feel the breed is aggressive. This is why so many of these animals are the first to be put to sleep.  There are many people working to change that and they are trying to get local pounds to send non-agressive Pit Bulls, to local rescue groups like The Pit Crew.

Takoda is now resting at The Pit Crew and he is being treated for kennel cough.  He will be neutered soon and become available for adoption.   Takoda is a very loving dog and it shouldn’t be long before someone comes to give him a forever home.  whoever is lucky enough to adopt him, will surely be paid back with tons of love.

Image via Shana S at Flickr.com

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

therapy dog
Therapy Dogs Are Playing a Huge Role in NJ Schools
dog
Is It Possible For Dogs to Actually See Ghosts?
service dog
Biden Signed Bill Providing Service Dogs for Struggling Veterans
Dogs
Study Says Humans Used Dogs as Currency 2000 Years Ago
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
Shih Apso
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Shih Apso
Jarkie
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Jarkie
Great Dane
Dog Breeds That are Most Prone to Hip Dysplasia
Dog Adoption Dog Training
airport
Anxiety about Traveling? Try an Airport Therapy Dog
Dog running
Why Rescue Dogs Need Forever Homes
Dog Tips
Tips on How to Have a Dog-Friendly Barbecue in the Summer
dog
A Dog With a Rare Birth Defect Learns to Walk Again
dog tongue
New Surgery Saves Dog with an Oversized Tongue
old dog
85% of Cases of Dementia in Your Dog is Undiagnosed
dog food
Why Some Dog Foods are Linked to Deadly Heart Disease