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Terrified shepherd scared of everything has been at shelter for more than a month and now on list to die

 Oso is on the euthanasia list at the Riverside Animal Shelter. Sadly, he has had a really difficult time coping at the shelter. His shelter advocate states the five-year-old shepherd mix is terrified and frightened of everything.

“Oso is extremely quiet and features a calm, gentle demeanor. It breaks our hearts knowing he's so scared…,” volunteers posted on social media hoping to assist find a secure place so as to save lots of his life.

Check out his video here:

PetHarbor Adoption listing:

I am a neutered male, tan and white Shepherd mix.

I am estimated to be about 5 years old.

I have been at the shelter since 07/29/2021

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Phone : 951-358-7387RESCUES: Rescue desk: 951-358-7302

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Shelter address: 6851 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside, California 92509

Monday – Saturday 10-4 Walk-in adoptions and meet & greets welcome between 1:00-3:30pm. Adoption fees are supported length of stay: 1-15 days $105 16-30 days $55 Over 30 days $20All dogs listed as NEEDS RESCUE could also be adopted with signed behavioral or medical waiver.


Please share this boy’s plight with approved rescue organizations, family, friends and social media contacts. Sharing saves lives. Follow rescue contacts here. When making inquiries, make certain to reference #A1393392.