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‘Sweetest darn dog on earth’ used as bait dog and needs our help

 Meet Lucas, a senior terrier mix who may be the "sweetest darn dog on the planet," yet someone without a soul thought making Lucas a bait dog to teach other dogs to fight in the ring for a profit was a fantastic idea. 

The workers at the City of Sacramento Animal Care Services described this soulful senior as follows: 

“Lucas is suspected of being exploited as a bait dog or of being attacked by other dogs when out on the streets. We don't know what happened to this youngster, but he requires assistance. Possibly deaf/blind. I'm having trouble walking.” 

On June 21, Lucas was discovered by a Good Samaritan and taken to the shelter. He adores being petted and loved.

Adoptions on PetHarbor: 

ID#A623542 LUCAS My name is Lucas, and I am a Pit Bull Terrier mix that is white and tan. The shelter workers estimate my age to be around nine years old. 

I am not available, and any questions for adoption will be ignored. If you believe this is your missing pet, please dial “3 1 1” to reach the City of Sacramento 311 Call Center (or 916-808-7387). 

Visit the City of Sacramento Animal Care Services for more information about this animal. 

Inquire about the following animal ID number: A623542. 

Follow Lucas' story here.

(You can watch the video on Instagram here.) 

Share this dog's tale with appropriate rescue groups, as well as friends, family, and social media contacts. Sharing can save lives. 

If you are a reputable rescue that can assist LUCAS after his stray hold expires or if he is released earlier on a medical waiver, please contact the City of Sacramento Animal Care Service at 2127 Front St. Sacramento, CA 95818 Phone: 916-808-7387