Buddy, as pictured on Facebook.
A dog named Buddy was on the kill list at the Sumter Co pound in Florida this month. Animal advocates say the Humane Society/SPCA of Sumter Co, which partners with animal control, posted him with the wrong picture and an incorrect ID number, making his chances for rescue rather slim. But thanks to the efforts of rescuers who did not give up on Buddy, a foster was found at the last minute.
A rescuer reportedly called the Sumter Co pound at 4:45pm on August 15 to let the staff know that Buddy was definitely going to be pulled. The HS/SPCA, which has limited hours and is never open past 3pm, was already closed but someone reportedly did answer the call about Buddy:
Their response was he has to be out of the building by 5pm. Well the HSSPCA was closed and we were in…
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