ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Animal Services has secured house on two Interstate 4 billboards for the month of October to spotlight vital messages about reporting animal cruelty and the necessity for foster dad and mom.
But they’re additionally highlighting two particular canine which have now spent months on the shelter.
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This is the primary time the shelter has utilized billboard providers to spotlight any animal on the Orange County Animal Shelter.
Cano (whose identification tag is A470008) was deserted exterior a neighborhood veterinary hospital on April 13 of this 12 months and impounded on the shelter two days later. He’s now tallied greater than 170 days within the shelter’s care, making him one in all few canine to have been held that lengthy within the shelter’s historical past.
“Cano is very people-friendly, knows his obedience commands well and responds to instruction,” mentioned Diane Summers, supervisor of Orange County Animal Services. “We believe he’s around nine years old, but don’t let that age fool you. He still has plenty of energy and would benefit from having an active owner.”
Cano has been reactive towards different canine within the shelter setting, so Animal Services is recommending him as the one canine in his future home.
Davey (whose identification tag is A453031) spent three months at Animal Services final 12 months earlier than discovering an adopter, however was given again on May 26, 2021. Davey is people-friendly and does properly with different canine, however could be mouthy and would profit from discovering an skilled canine proprietor.
“Davey is a sweet boy and a favorite of many of our staff members, but the challenge has been finding that right fit for him,” Summers mentioned. “Davey will need a strong owner who can correct him if he gets a little rowdy.”
Davey is now on day 133 on the shelter this 12 months.
Bryant Almeida mentioned each canine, and canine like them, have a tough time getting seen, which is why they purchased the billboards.
“Sometimes people come into the shelter with a preconceived idea of what they want. They want a little dog, they want a specific breed, so they walk past dogs like Cano and Davey who are just basically simple mutts. They don’t stand out, but they are good dogs,” Almeida mentioned.
The shelter can also be utilizing the billboard house to encourage residents to report any suspected animal cruelty to Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). Additionally, the shelter wants foster dad and mom for neonatal kittens and is searching for new folks to be part of the group.
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