I wrote a dog rescuer in North Carolina last night. Her organization brings dogs up to Connecticut every month. The truth is if you search Petfinder.com most of the dogs listed for Connecticut aren’t actually here.
With dogs Connecticut is to North Carolina as the US is to China. We are a net importer.
The other thing I’ve learned is a dog’s listing is on Petfinder.com doesn’t mean it’s actually still available for adoption! Here’s part of an email I received this morning.
Abby Lynn has been spoken for by another family.
This all seems to be a labor of love by volunteers. They can be excused. Of course the problem is you can’t put out too many feelers at once and you don’t know which will actually get you the dog you want.
I wish the system was more efficient, but it’s not my call. The search continues.