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Extra Large Lab Needs Diet, New Home


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A neglected dog staying in a California animal shelter is facing an uphill battle, and it is our hope that together, we can help him to find his way to a new forever home.

redMeet Red – a happy, easy going chocolate Labrador retriever. Red’s prior owners nearly killed him with kindness by letting him swell to almost twice the size of the average Lab, and now he will need months of dietary restriction and regular exercise in order to shed the burden of excess weight he is straddled with. Looking for a workout partner now that the weather is warming up? Look no further!

His listing details:

My name is RED. I am a neutered male, brown Labrador Retriever. The shelter staff think I am about 10 years old. I have been at the shelter since Mar 11, 2012.

For more information about Red please contact Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation at (916) 368-7387, animal ID number A566358

UPDATE (3-23-12): Red has been adopted. Please see the comment from Shellie below. Thank you for another adoption success story!